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SPF misfeed light

Light continues to flash.  No paper misfed.  Where is the feed sensor?  What can I do to extinguish this light and restart normal copying?

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    same problem and nothing is stuck. Misfeed light keeps on blinking and
    blinking.

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Hi im jules_09 if the misfed sensor is on there is no process that can restart,the light togo off.once again check which sensor is on,there are 3 misfed sensor in the machine 1st is in the bypass tray area the 2nd in inside the machine itself  the 3rd is at the fusing check which sensor is on better yet shieck all sensor,there just a piece of paper or something stock in thoose sensors

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YOU STILL HAVE A PROBLEM IN THE PAPER PATH...

DOWNLOAD THE USER MANUAL

Clearing the Paper Path
- E-1, E-2, E-3, E-4, E-5
When a paper misfeed occurs the red misfeed indicator flashes
on the WorkCentre diagram, and an E status code will flash in
the Display Window. Paper misfeeds may occur in the areas
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Scratches or smudges will result in poor copy quality.
Do not remove paper through the bypass. Unfused toner may
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E-1
Steps 1-2 for XL2140df only
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3. Close the Access Door.
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E-2
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- E-1, E-2, E-3, E-4, E-5 (continued)
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E-3
Fuser Area
Warning: The fuser area is hot. Take care when removing
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Note: Ensure that the Alternate Paper Tray is lowered
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1. Press the Release Lever to open the Side Cover.
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- E-1, E-2, E-3, E-4, E-5 (continued)
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TD cartridge
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67
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54
The paper tray indicator is
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display.
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A letter and a number appear
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The scan head locking switch is locked. Unlock
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The unit will not function. Turn the power switch
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1-(630)378-3590 in the USA or 905-568-7140 in
Canada.

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