This is almost certainly a broken latch on the right of the carriage - it should get pushed forward by the left back edge of the cartridge mechanism as it reaches the right side. There are other examples of this described in many similar posts on various sites - including some with photos. Try and find another psc all-in-one and look at it. I have the same problem, and have 'mended' the latch so that the paper error disappears and it prints, but I have not yet solved the loud clicking Richard
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THE LOAD CLICKING NOISE COULD BE THE CARRAGE JUMPING IN AND OUT, DUE TO THE CARRIAGE BEING JAMMED,SWITCH OFF POWER AND TRY MOVING CARRAGE ALONG SLIDE, REASON FOR THIS ANSWER IT HAPEND TO MY PRINTER AND I CLEARED IT BUY DOING AS ABOVE
it's probably due to what i would call the print head blocker ( on your left handside of your printer head) that is broken . check it out! it also responsable to control how far goes the sheet before start printing.
Paper jams can be tricky to solve. The paper is usually stuck inside the printer mechanism so even if there is no visible paper jam, you will still get the paper jam error. Try this:
1. Turn off your printer
2. Open all trays and remove any paper stuck there
3. Locate the button to open the printer, open it and remove any paper stuck there also.
4. Repeate the above step for all buttons that you can find to access the inside of the printer
5. Close all doors and put back all trays
6. Turn on your printer
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Remove any paper trays. Inspect them for wrinkled or damaged paper.
Also open the back cover of the printer if this model has one.
Open any other doors that give access to the printer's paper path and to the toner or ink cartridge.
If necessary, remove the toner or ink cartridge. Place it away from light/ sun light to avoid damaging it.
If you find a piece of jammed paper, remove it by holding it with both hands and pulling firmly. The goal is to keep the paper from tearing. If several pieces are jammed together, try pulling out the middle piece first to loosen the jam.
If the paper does tear, try rotating the roller gears manually to free the paper. Don't force anything, though. Do this step especially if the jam message comes up repeatedly without any obvious paper jam, there may be a small tear of paper inside.
Ones the printer is free of paper Replace the toner or ink cartridge and paper trays, close any doors you opened and turn the printer back on.
If the printer paper jam message still appears, then there is still some paper in the printer. Reinspect the paper path.
see alternative if the problem is still not solved.
alternative : Load a piece of thick paper, for example photo paper and press the resume button (may be diffrent button on diffrent models) a few times to the printer picks up the paper and puts it through the machine.