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Error 5100 does any one know how to solve this problem thanks

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  • Anonymous Feb 28, 2008

    Getting same error message , paper is jamming?? Fairly new, purchased few months back!

  • catie739 Mar 28, 2008

    when trying to print ERROR 5100 appears and suggests I try the User Guide (I cant find it) can anyone help its very important

  • Anonymous May 29, 2008

    error 5100 cancel printing turned printer off and still the message flashing

  • honey_hlew Aug 08, 2008

    haven't use printer for a while. Then when I trying to scan it. It's wont let me and error message blinking "check printer 5100"

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2009

    al entrar el papel se va de lado y solo corre el rodillo de la derecha lo cual hace que el papel entre de un lado y el otro se quede aciendolo jirar y tascar

    que puedo hacer

  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2009

    aparece compruebe impresora error 5100

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Service Error 5100 is Displayed
Cause
Action
Movement of the FINE Cartridge Holder is blocked.
Clear the paper jam or foreign object that is preventing the FINE Cartridge Holder from moving, cancel printing from your computer, then turn OFF the machine and turn it back ON again.

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