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Brother mfc-420cn printer envelope jam

My mfc-420cn brother printer jams everytime i put an envelope in it i managed to print 3 in half an hour but thats it, now everytime i put one in it jams please help me out. thank you!!!

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If you did not get ALL the jammed sheet out, there is still a small piece of paper in there somewhere, probably covering a sensor or micro switch. Get a torch and look carefully. If you don't find anything you may need to disassemble the printer to find it

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I have a Brother MFC 420cn and it keep saying paper jam and there is no paper jam help please


->Clear any loose paper from the paper tray. This will help you locate the jam. You will find it either in front, near the paper tray, or in the rear.

->To clear a paper jam near the paper tray, grip the paper and pull it firmly but gently from the printer. If you find a stack of papers jammed, grab from the middle of the stack and pull.

->For a rear jam, remove the back of the printer. When you find a free edge on the paper, grip it firmly and pull it out.

->Replace the back cover. Press the "Resume" button or turn off the printer, and then turn it back on. Your settings should reset.

->Try printing another document

If you need any technical help on printer then you can reach at http://www.vtechsquad.com/

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My brother 5840CN. lit says unable to print. the manual says to take the jam out - there was no jam. Turn it off, then on. i did that. It still says unable to print, look at troubleshooting page


errr.....No, no it does not. The Manual says that "unable to clean" means one of two things.....
1. The MFC has a mechanical problem.-OR-2. A foreign obstacle, such as a clip or ripped paper, is in the MFC.
but regardless, I don't believe it *IS* a 'cleaning' problem per se.Try resetting the power purge counter.



Press menu > Mono Start > 4x Arrow up after another. All lights will flash.
1. Power clean - Press 7>6>4 >Mono? Start.
2. Power Purge: 7>6 >3 >Mono Start.
Press 9>9 to exit maintenance mode. Run a print quality test print.
http://www.brotherprinterrepair.com/cleaning-a-brother-mfc-420cn-printer-head/


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Paper jam when there is no paper jam?


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According to your problem, May there is no paper jam but memory is not cleared. First make sure that there is no paper jam. Delete all pending print job from the print queue. Turn the printer and your system both for 2-3 mins and turn the both again. It will clear the memory.

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HOW DO I PRINT ENVELOPES ON A BROTHER MFC-465CN PRINTER? SCREEN TELLS ME THERE IS A PAPER JAM WHEN THERE'S ONLY ONE ENVELOPE IN THE TRAY.


my brother mfc 7860 tells me i have a jam when i print envelopes only- there is no jam and will print the next 'page' fine- have to turn it on and off 4-5 times to get it to print one- any ideas anyone???

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Brother MFC-8840D printer w/false paper jam indication.


With my Brother 8840D I have had paper jams that when cleared would not delete from the display nor would the machine operate until I unplugged the machine for around eight hours. I guess it is a sort of reset or reboot.

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Paper jam then not printing


TRY OPENING THE BACK DOOR AND TRY RESEATING THE PAPER SENSOR

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Mfc-5460cn


Please tell us what machine do you really have:
Is it a mfc 420cn or a mfc 5460cn?

Did you have a paperjam before getting the error?
This might be due to the paperjam.

Ill try to give you some more help but need more info...

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Printer message: Unable to Print


5A means that the purge cam stopps abnormally when it is in use. This could be of a broken cam shaft. You have to replace the whole purge unit. This is a service job to do!

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Brother printer jams all the time


Be sure the paper tray is not over full and maybe even fan the paper before loading. Check all the corners that hold the paper as they are usually adjustable for different paper sizes and sometimes move or become unattached. The paper must lay flat and snugly in all places in the tray to load properly.

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