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Thanks to this site I have found a paper jam that has been there for over a week.  Fixed the paper jam and pluged the printer in an it is like there is no power, tried holding the ready button down and nothing, tried pressing the ready button two times and nothing.  Help what now ?    


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  • bklkv Nov 12, 2007

    paper jam in my brother HL-2040 laser printer. says there is no paper.

    paper stuck in halfway through, but half of the peice is visible if you open the printer draw.

    tried holding the ready button down and nothing, tried pressing the ready button two times and nothing. Help what now ?

  • rocky234 Sep 23, 2008

    Since my grandaughter printed a picture from tuxpait the paper jam light will not go off and the printer won't print. I've checked and there is no paper jam and the counter trick (If I have hit it properly)doesn't change the lights at all. I still have a flashing red light.

  • bbingo1 Sep 27, 2008

    I didn't take it apart or do anything else to it. I just came in one morning and the lights were off, no power. I tried changing power outlets and changing power cords, but no luck. Still dead.

    Any suggestions very welcome!



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If someone directed you to take the printer apart, there's probably a panel or door that isn't closed or in place all the way.  Take it all apart again and start over. 

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