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HP 3380 making weird sounds.

It keeps making a sound like it is resetting and then makes a louder sound like it is trying to feed paper through. It keeps doing this for 15 minutes stops then 20 minutes later does it again.

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Check for blinking lights on the control panel to determine if there is an error (consult your documentation for troubleshooting)

If you cannot determine there is an actual error, reinstall the printer's drivers.

1) Unplug any connection to your computer from this device (usb wire, scsi, cat-5 cable)
2) uninstalling the drivers from the hardware menu
3) reboot your PC
4) confirm the printer is no longer installed on your PC by going to the printers section of your control panel.
5) Follow the installation proceedure ducumented for your printer.
6) restart your PC if requested, if not go to step 7
7) test that you can print to your printer.

If this does not fix your problem, contact HP support. They may have more information for you. I'm seeing alot of these HP LJ3380's today. are they all yours?

Posted on May 29, 2009

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