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Carrier jam on X5495

My lexmark printer X5495 has a carrier jam message. I don't believe there is anything jamming it. When you press tick the carrier bangs each end of the printer and you still have the same message.

A plastic strip seems to have fallen out is is grey, the length of the printer and has small holes each end.

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  • richardgutse May 18, 2009

    Please can you explian how to do this?

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Check paper sensor

Posted on May 17, 2009

  • victor obike Nwabuisi May 21, 2009

    check the plastic strip and try to locate were it fall off from and try fixing it back ai think that is the best solution

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Raise the scanner unit and check the length of the cartridge carrier path for any foreign objects or anything blocking the free motion of the unit. Make sure that the cartridge carrier lids are closed. Then lower the scanner unit and press the button with the check mark. (page 173 of the manual)

Now try to print. If the error persists, there is either still something not in place, blocking the unit from moving freely or it needs service.

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The slamming of the carrier past the forward stop cause a reported carrier jam.

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Power off the All-In-One (AIO) and remove the power supply from the back of the unit. Wait 30 seconds, then reinsert the power supply and power the AIO on.
Did the error message return?
Yes: Continue to step 2.
No: Print a test page. If the test page prints, the error is resolved.
2 Power off the AIO and remove the power supply from the back of the unit. Open the top cover of the AIO. Using the carrier belt, gently move the cartridge carrier to the middle of the unit. 3 Remove both cartridges from the AIO. Close the top cover, reinsert the power supply, and power the All-In-One (AIO) on.
Did the error message return?
Yes: There is a hardware problem with the printer. Continue to Contacting Lexmark.
No: Continue to Step 4.
4 Power off the AIO and remove the power supply from the back of the unit. Open the top cover of the AIO. Using the carrier belt, gently move the cartridge carrier to the middle of the unit. 5 Insert the color cartridge. Close the top cover, reinsert the power supply, and power the AIO on.
Did the error message return?
Yes: Continue to Cleaning the Cartridge Contacts, then repeat steps 4 and 5. If you have already tried cleaning the contacts, continue to Defective Cartridge Test.
No: Continue to step 6.
6 Power off the AIO and remove the power supply from the back of the unit. Open the top cover of the AIO. Using the carrier belt, gently move the cartridge carrier to the middle of the unit. 7 Insert the black cartridge. Close the top cover, reinsert the power supply and power the AIO on.
Did the error message return?
Yes: Continue to Cleaning the Cartridge Contacts, then repeat steps 6 and 7. If you have already tried cleaning the contacts, skip to Defective Cartridge Test.
No: Print a test page. If the test page prints, the error is resolved.

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From what you are saying you are getting 'clear carrier jam' because of a misalignment. The jam error message is a generic message that applies to a multitude of things. The carrier while is in right, might not be sitting right. A piece of plastic that holds the carrier might be broken or the printhead might be messed up. Anything that causes it to not sit the way it wants will cause that error message.

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Hi adirag! This is directly out of the user's manual! Clear Carrier Jam These are possible solutions. Try one or more of the following:
Remove any obstructions
  1. Raise the scanner unit.
  2. Remove any objects blocking the path of the print cartridge carrier.
  3. Make sure the cartridge carrier lids are closed.
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  4. Close the scanner unit.
  5. Press button_select_0.jpg.
Remove print cartridges
  1. Make sure the printer is on.
  2. Raise the scanner unit.
  3. Remove both print cartridges.
  4. Make sure the cartridge carrier lids are closed.
  5. Close the scanner unit.
  6. Press button_power_0.jpg to turn the printer off.
  7. Disconnect the power cord from the wall outlet.
  8. Plug the power cord back into the wall outlet.
  9. Press button_power_0.jpg to turn the printer on.
  10. Reinstall the print cartridges. For more information, see Installing print cartridges
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  11. Close the scanner unit.
  12. Plug the power cord into the wall outlet.
  13. Press button_power_0.jpg to turn the printer on.
  14. Reinstall the print cartridges. For more information, see Installing print cartridges
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Hope this helps and good luck!

-WB

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If that doesn't work just call up their support number and check for replacement..

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