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Dell 1700N My Dell 1700N is jamming of saying that there's no paper in it. The paper is always still in the paper tray. I've tried to clean everything without success... One week before it was always jaming, and now it always says that it's empty... what can it be?

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We had a printer with the same problem, and turning the pickup wheels inside out (on the back of the paper tray) solved the problem.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Feb 11, 2008

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Error 241.1 Paper Jam. I have reseated the tray

Brand New T652n lexmark printer get a paper jam every time! just opened and haven't been able to print one paper. Doesn't matter if you print from tray one or tray two. It gets stuck right after the rollers pick it up and try to send it to the toner. Any suggestions? I've tried to reseat the toner, plain paper, sized the paper correctly, I've tried just about everything I can think of! I can feed paper manually through the top tray, and it will print. But, just using the manual tray defeats the purpose of the other two trays. Anyone else having this issue?

May 26, 2010 | Dell 5310n Laser Printer

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Who can fix my printer from paper jamming? It is a Dell Laser Printer 1700 and keeps jamin the paper. Who do I call? Have tried almost everything.We live in a remote Mountain area Colorado.

If you mean that the print cycle starts, but the "Paper Jam" lights up at the point where the paper starts to enter the drum, here's what I found worked.

The rollers that feed the paper come down onto the clean sheets on a plastic, spring-loaded arm Those rollers sometimes get too slick after a lot of use and they won't push the paper up and into the drum -- they slip like worn tires.

Solution: slip the rubber "tires"off the plastic roller "wheels" and reverse them, inside-out. Put them back on the wheels and the new rubber surface will probably push the paper just fine.

To do this you have to turn the machine upside down and remove the paper tray. I would unplug the unit and remove the drum as well before trying this.

Good luck.

Apr 16, 2009 | Dell 1700n Laser Printer

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Paper jam light is on with no sign of a jam printer wont print.

1-paper is most likely stuck in the fuser, (where it exits and gets hot) you will have to remove it
2-it would be better to clean the rollers w/ alcohol then inside out.

Oct 09, 2008 | Dell 1700n Laser Printer

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Paper jam

There is a sensor in the back that lets the printer know the paper has exited the fuser. It is probably broken off if paper is getting stuck back there.

Also check for paper remnants that are jammed. This may require removal of the fuser.

Mar 13, 2008 | Dell 1700n Laser Printer

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Dell 1700n paper jam

Most larger printers like yours have an optical sensor that needs to have the paper pass by in order for it to send the "sent" signal. If the paper doesn't trigger that you get the paper jam error. look at this page it will tell you what and where to check for your problem. It has photos and videos. I hope this helps some.

Sep 29, 2007 | Dell 1700n Laser Printer

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My dell 1700n Laser Printer Paper Jam Light stays on

The sensor is stuck open or closed. It needs to move back and forth between the sensor. Check the paper path for the sensors.

Aug 29, 2007 | Dell 1700n Laser Printer

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Dell 1700n Laser Printer Jam trouble

If it?s always in the same spot then you can narrow your search for the problem. -Look where the leading edge of the paper is getting jammed up for an obstruction, especially if the paper is folded in an accordion fashion. Look closely, I?ve fixed many a paper jam by pulling out a corner of a page stuck in a recess. -If the paper path is clear then the next thing I would suspect is the paper you are using. -Try new paper that isn?t bowed, folded or curled. Before inserting into the paper try flex it back and forth along the width and length, then insert making sure to slide the two side guides and the back guide until they fit snugly against the stack of paper. -Other things to check are the rollers where the leading edge of the paper is getting stuck. Make sure they are clean. -Also make sure your toner cartridge is inserted into the printer correctly. If you have a spare try using that, sometimes cartridges can drag on the paper.

Feb 25, 2007 | Dell 1700n Laser Printer

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Dell 1700n Laser Printer paper jams

Some questions first: -Where in the paper path is it jamming? -Is it always in the same spot or does it vary? -Roughly how many pages have you printed with this printer? -Did anything lead up to this or has it progressively gotten worse?

Feb 20, 2007 | Dell 1700n Laser Printer

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Dell 1700n Jamming

try "rotating the pick up tires". (dell tech's phrase, not mine). pull the paper tray clear out of cabinet and look up inside the bottom of the printer. you will see a t shaped assembly with 2 large rubber tires (rollers). pull the assembly down (spring loaded) and peel the tires off the plastic mounting rollers. turn the tires inside out and replace them.

Feb 20, 2007 | Dell 1700n Laser Printer

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