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HP Photosmart 3310 Had a paper jam. Tore the paper trying to pull out. Opened cover and removed torn paper. Closed back and top, but still being told that there is a carriage jam; to open door, clear, then press OK to continue. Have done this numerous times. Even turned the printer off, then on again. It still did it. I manually put an envelope through to make sure I got all pieces of torn paper out. After I put it in through the back, I pressed OK...it came through (with no paper bits)...but then the message came back on that I still have a paper jam. I have noticed a clicking sound just before it tells me the printer is jammed.

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Still gotta be some paper in there. Be brave and pull it apart

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Paper is jammed in my HP Photosmart C3180 All-in-One. Can't figure out how to open machine to remove paper.


Follow these steps to clear the jam from the product. Step one: Remove any loose paper Remove any loose sheets of paper from the input tray and the output tray.
CAUTION: Do not remove jammed paper at this stage. Trying to clear jammed paper from the front of the product can damage the print mechanism. Remove any loose paper Do not pull jammed paper c01954290.gif c01961869.gif Step two: Clear the jam from the rear of the All-in-One Follow these steps to clear the paper jam from the rear of the product.
CAUTION: Never pull jammed paper from the front of the product. Pulling paper from inside the front cover can cause mechanical damage to the product. Always access and clear paper jams through the rear access door.
  1. With the product powered on, disconnect the power cord, USB cable, and Ethernet cable from the rear of the product.
  2. Press in the tab on the rear access door to release the door. Pull the door away from the product to remove it. Figure 1: Remove the rear access doorc00703963.gif
  3. To avoid tearing jammed paper, gently grab both edges of the jammed paper, and then pull with even pressure to remove.
  4. Use a flashlight to thoroughly check the rollers and wheels for torn pieces of paper that might remain inside the product.
    CAUTION: Make sure to remove any bits of torn paper from the rollers inside the product. If any torn pieces of paper remain inside the product, more jams are likely to occur. Figure 2: Check the product for bits of torn paperc01979299.gif
  5. While you have the rear access door removed, check the rollers with your fingers. Rollers should roll freely and feel springy. If rollers are missing or do not turn freely, buy a replacement rear access door. Click here to order a replacement part from HP .
  6. Reattach the rear access door. Gently push the door toward the product until it snaps into place.
Step three: Clear the jam from the front of the All-in-One
CAUTION: Carefully remove bits of torn or jammed paper from the front of the product. If you pull too hard on jammed paper, you might damage the print mechanism.
  1. Make sure that you disconnect the power cord from the rear of the product.
  2. Open the cartridge access door. Figure 3: Open the cartridge doorc00372271.gif
  3. Gently pull out any jammed bits or torn pieces of paper from the rollers inside the product.
    CAUTION: If the paper tears when you remove it from the rollers, check the rollers for torn pieces of paper that might remain inside the product. If pieces of paper remain in the product, more paper jams might occur.
  4. Close the cartridge access door.
  5. Reconnect the power cord to the rear of the product.
  6. Press the Power button (c01602202.gif ) to turn on the product.

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Paper jamed


Hi

Thanks for using FixYa. Perform the steps below in order to solve this incidence:
  1. Disconnect the power cord or power supply adaptor from the rear of the HP All-in-One product.
  2. Remove the paper pack remaining in the input tray.
WARNING - Do not try to remove the jammed paper sheet yet. Trying to clear a paper jam from the front of the device can damage the print mechanism. Always clear paper jams through the rear access door.
  1. Open the rear access door or the two-sided printing accessory.
  2. Gently pull the jammed paper sheet out of the rollers.
  3. If the paper tore when it was being removed from the rollers, check the rollers and wheels for torn pieces of paper that might remain inside the device. If not all the pieces of paper are removed from the device, paper jams are likely to occur again later.
  4. Replace the rear access door or the two-sided printing accessory.
  5. Restart the printer to continue the current job.
Please seee this link for more details--

HP Photosmart C5280 Paper jam error

Please do rate the solution and revert for further assistance.

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Rylee

Aug 14, 2009 | HP Photosmart C5280 InkJet Printer

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Paper jams using nextech premium photo pape gloss finish


  1. Before you do anything else, turn the printer off and on by following these steps:
    1. Turn off the printer by pressing the Power button.
    2. If the optional HP Photosmart Internal Battery is not installed in the printer, unplug the printer power cord. Wait about 10 seconds, then plug the power cord back in.
    3. If the optional HP Photosmart Internal Battery is installed in the printer, unplug the printer power cord, if it is plugged in. Open the battery compartment cover and remove the battery. Wait about 10 seconds, then reinstall the battery. If desired, plug in the power cord.
    4. Turn on the printer. The printer checks for paper in the paper path and will automatically eject the jammed paper. Press OK to continue.
    If the error still occurs, go on to the next step.
  2. If the paper came part way through the front of the printer, gently pull the paper towards you to remove it.
  3. If the paper did not come part way through the front of the printer, try removing it from the back of the printer:
    1. Remove the paper from the In tray, then push in the catches to release the in tray. Figure 1: In tray catches c00256377.jpg
    2. Open the In tray to a horizontal position.
    3. Gently pull the jammed paper to remove it from the back of the printer.
    4. Before you lift the In tray to close it, make sure it is pushed all the way to the right on its hinges. Figure 2: Pushing the tray to the right before closing c00256378.jpg
    5. Lift the In tray up until it snaps back into paper-loading position.
  4. Open and close the pen door on the front of the printer to make sure it is securely latched. Figure 3: Opening and closing the pen door c00269435.gif
How to avoid paper jams
  • Make sure that the cartridge door on the front of the printer is securely closed.
  • If you experience paper jams while printing, try loading one sheet of photo paper at a time. Insert the paper as far as it will go into the In tray.
  • Do not add paper while the unit is printing.
  • Do not use paper that is too thin, too slick, or that stretches.
  • Do not use torn or creased paper. Paper that has been printed previously may cause jams.

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Carriage Paper Jam in Photosmart hp c6180 all-in-one-printer


Here's what you do. Take a look at the photo below.
Open the cover of the printer, where the ink cartridges are located. Behind the ink cartridges is the carriage, which is a box that moves side-to-side on a pair of rails. It's the thing that sprays the ink onto the paper.

You have to reach in with your hand and slide this thing to the center. Then, look to the very sides, left and right, for any bits of paper. If you look at the second picture, you can see my finger pointing to a small bit of paper that tore of and got jammed into the side. See the little crumpled bit of paper? It's preventing the carriage from sliding all the way to the right. You could have little bits on the right or left side. I had to reach in with needle-nose pliers to grab the paper bits out, but maybe your fingers are small enough.

Once the little bits of paper were out, I was back in business. Good luck!

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Paper is torn at fuser area of Dell 1125 and cannot remove


Please double check if all doors, including the paper tray cover, are firmly (repeat FIRMLY !) closed. Seemingly all such are designed as precautionary measures for safe operation.

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Carriage jam


I don't have the same model, but I do have three hp photosmart machines here, and I usually reach in and grab the carriage and give it a little pull and push, once it has moved it will then go to its place. A word of caution, turn off the printer before you try this. Then turn printer back on after closing lid. I think I learned this from one of the manuals or their web site.

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Getting into my hp 3210 all in one printer for a bad paper jam


you better send it to some profession as you may not be good in opening in printer and when trying to open you may damage the parts

May 12, 2008 | HP Photosmart 3210 Printer

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HP 3419A


Hi Mose,

I never faced this problem any time , but could find a solution for you which i think will be helpful.

The paper jam error state occurs if the printer detects a paper at the platen after attempting to eject paper to the out tray. Clear the paper path.
<Power and Resume>
1. Turn the printer OFF and back ON to allow the printer to clear the jam.
(If the paper remains jammed, turn it back OFF and follow the remaining steps.)
2. Open the top cover and remove the OUT tray.
3. Pull the jammed paper out of the printer by grasping the middle section of the paper.
4. Remove all torn pieces from the paper path.
5. Remove any wrinkled or torn paper from the IN tray.
6. Reload the paper stack.
7. Replace the OUT tray and close the top cover.
8. Turn the printer ON.

Hope this answers your problem, Please let me know by providing your valuable feed back

Thanks,
Robosoft.

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