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My fax mcine always indicate ''paper jam' but when i open it ist not jam really.cos i want to copy some impt paper from it what will i do? elaine

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    you can start by telling us the model number

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Clean the pickup roller which picks up the paper being fed with a damp cloth and it will get fixed.

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How to reset error 5100


Jams in the Document Tray

When a document jams or misfeeds in the Document Tray, <OPEN COVER> and <SEE FIG. 1> <!!CHECK!! 5100> are displayed on the LCD.

Note
You do not need to unplug the fax when clearing document jams.

* When <OPEN COVER> and <SEE FIG. 1> are displayed alternatively

1. Press [Stop].

Important
Do not pull out the jammed paper manually at this point.

2. Hold down [Start/Copy] for a few seconds.

* The document will be fed out automatically.

* If the document is not fed out, gently pull the document out of the fax.

* When <!!CHECK!! 5100> is displayed

1. Check if any paper is jammed.
If jammed, make sure to take out all the jammed paper.

2. After taking out jammed paper, turn the fax off, then turn it back on with [ON/OFF].
Jams in the Multi-Purpose Tray

If paper jams in the Multi-Purpose Tray, <CLEAR PAPER JAM> is displayed on the LCD.

1. Gently pull any jammed paper out of the fax as shown, then press [Stop].

* Pull it gently in either direction.

* If you cannot pull the paper out, continue with the steps below.
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2. Open the Printer Cover.

3. Gently remove the jammed paper inside the fax.
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4. Press [Stop].
The fax returns to standby mode.

Sep 24, 2013 | Canon FAX-JX200

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Work Center Pro 575 always gets paper jams


If a document jam occurs during a transmission, the message "DOCUMENT JAM" is displayed. If this occurs, follow the procedure below. It is recommended that a duplicate from a copier, of the jammed document be used to reduce the chance of a jam when resending the document.
See Chapter 3, "Loading Documents" for document specifications and recommendations which may help avoid paper jams.
Note: The power can be left ON when clearing a paper jam.
Typical Causes of Document Jams
Recommended Procedure
The document is fed at an angle.
Adjust the Document Guides to the edges of the
document.
The document paper is too thin or too thick.
Make a duplicate using a copier and use the copy
as the sending document.
Document has tape or pieces of paper taped to it.
Remove the tape or make a duplicate using a copier and use the copy as the sending document.
The Control Panel Cover is not fully closed.
Close the Control Panel Cover fully.
The document is stapled. Remove the staple(s), or make a duplicate using a copier and use the copy as the sending document.
Basic Troubleshooting
1. Remove all documents from the Document Support.
2. Open the Control Panel Cover.
3. Remove the document jam. Remove any pieces of paper, paper clips, or staples that may have caused the jam.
4. Close the Control Panel Cover.
5. Verify the display has returned to the Standby Mode.

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Paper jam


The following is general advice that applies to removing paper jams in most printers, copiers, etc.

Switch off the printer at the wall and unplug it. Remove the paper tray from the printer. Check to see if the printer has an access door in the rear to allow you to see inside (open it). Open any other external flaps (eg. manual paper feed tray) that will allow you to see inside. Open any internal flaps or levers designed for user operation and usually indicated with a green or orange coloured tab.

Always remove jammed paper by pulling it in the direction of normal travel only. Don't try to pull it out against the direction that it entered the printer. Sometimes rollers inside the machine have a knob (usually coloured green or orange) that can be used to manually wind the page through the printer or fax. Always turn in direction of arrow indicated only.

After removing page, return all levers, flaps, doors, paper trays etc to original positions, reconnect power to the printer and test

Mar 08, 2010 | Brother Fax-1360 Plain Paper Inkjet Fax

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How do I remove a paper jam? The paper is


The following is general advice that applies to removing paper jams in most printers, copiers, etc.

Switch off the printer at the wall and unplug it. Remove the paper tray from the printer. Check to see if the printer has an access door in the rear to allow you to see inside (open it). Open any other external flaps (eg. manual paper feed tray) that will allow you to see inside. Open any internal flaps or levers designed for user operation and usually indicated with a green or orange coloured tab.

Always remove jammed paper by pulling it in the direction of normal travel only. Don't try to pull it out against the direction that it entered the printer. Sometimes rollers inside the machine have a knob (usually coloured green or orange) that can be used to manually wind the page through the printer or fax. Always turn in direction of arrow indicated only.

After removing page, return all levers, flaps, doors, paper trays etc to original positions, reconnect power to the printer and test

Feb 04, 2010 | Brother IntelliFAX 4100 Laser Fax

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I have an error that indicates paper jam, open-- imagistics 2500


Check the paper trays sensor,and describe detailated the your problem and please tell me the fax machine models for more help and information.

Sep 17, 2009 | Fax Machines

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Can't fax or copy on brother mfc3240c machine


Sounds like you may have a small obstruction in the scanner feed. This would inhibit making copies and sending faxes. Lift this section up slightly to inspect for small pieces of paper or dust. Blowing it out with compressed air would also be a good idea.

Aug 20, 2009 | Fax Machines

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Jam paper inside


believe it or not, a bad/faulty drum unit can cause this. or possibly the feed rollers just needing cleaned. it really helps on jam problems when you can print just 1 page and let us know exactly where that paper stops at.
good luck,
razors

Jan 28, 2009 | Brother IntelliFax-2820 Laser Fax

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Panasonic Fax Phone Can't send or Receive fax


there maybe a small paper jam in the machine that you are missing. if you are handy, unplug the fax machine and look around where the paper is fed into. if you see paper trapped anywhere, try pulling it out with a pair of needle nose pliers. the machine will not work right till the jam is cleared.
hope this helps.
wg

Feb 10, 2008 | Fax Machines

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Says paper jam, but it is not really jammed


There are a couple of sensors that read paper paper jams. Below the toner/drum asm check to see if the little black flags are moving freely. In the rear, open the door and check the flag in the fuser.

Aug 13, 2007 | Brother IntelliFAX 4100 Laser Fax

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Copying


You should be able to open the machine up easily and see the jam. It is a very small unit and no plece for the paper to hide. Does the unit use a film ribbon to print from. If so, remove the ribbon to see the jam.

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