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My Lexmark x 5470 shows a message "Clear paper jam then press 'the check mark button' ", There is not a paper jam or any paper in it and I have tried (unsuccesfully) to reset it. I have also tried unplugging it, etc. It is not connected to my pc as I only use it to make copes and print pictures.

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Hi there: we have the same printer and we had the same paper jam problem to correct: this we opened it up as normal and than got a flashlight and looked real closley at it and there was a verry small piece of paper in the side of it folded and caught in it we took a pair of tweezers and removed it and the paperjam was cleared try that ok the smallest piece will give you this error and wont continue untill it is cleared
best of luck mike

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What this light sequence means that the printer has a paper jam.

When a paper jam occurs, the printer stops and the operator panel's Paper Jam light and Continue button lights come on. Press and release Continue twice quickly to display the specific secondary error paper jam light sequence.


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We recommend that you clear the entire paper path when a paper jam occurs.


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3 Remove any jams in the area behind the print cartridge assembly.

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