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Printer Error I have a Canon Pixma iP4300 printer. It won't print because it thinks the paper output tray is closed, and it is not. I have tried opening and closing it over and over, turning it off and on, and leaving it unplugged overnight. Nothing has worked. Does this sound like a software issue or more like a mechanical issue?

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Paper tray was forced down accidentally and broke the trayswitch actuator part of the right hand door hinge. Superglued a small piece of plant label plastic (5mm x 12mm) to the top of the hinge. This then presses the switch actuator when the paper tray is down. The topcover can be removed by pressing the "hooks" - two front_under, two rear and one each side with a small flat screwdriver through the slits. Disconnect power & USB cables first!

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On the ip4300, the clips that hold the front of the cover on are on the bottom, not the front as shown in the service manual for the 4200.

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This would be a sensor that has gone bad.. Would need to be replaced its a $5 part and it can be ordered from canon good luck..

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SOURCE: canon ip4300 printer says paper output tray is closed. wont prin

Its a defective printer you have that cant get out of paper output tray is close or that the paper output tray is not properly placed into the printer.

Try to reseat the output tray and let me know. If it does not work, you may need to send printer to repairs.

Posted on Mar 19, 2010

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If you can remove the tray - have a look at it and it should come out without much force by pressing on the sides. If it comes out you may see the sensor inside that maybe is bent up and is not registering that the tray is open. If you see it you can bend it back down. You can also shoot canned air(with the tray in the out position of removed from the machine) and a piece of debris may come out. Use short squirts or the can gets very cold. All the office supply places and computer stores sell the cans of compressed air.

If none of the above helps, you can always communicate directly with Cannon at:

http://usa.canon.com/cusa/office?pageKeyCode=contactUsLanding

I have found them to be very helpful. Good luck..............................Pete

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If the Paper Output Tray is closed, open it. The machine resumes printing.


If opening the Paper Output Tray does not resolve the problem, or if the tray was open to begin with, the paper may be jammed. Remove the jammed paper, reload paper properly in the printer, then press the Black or Color button.
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Paper Output Tray is closed / Paper jam


Summary
If the Paper Output Tray is closed, open it. The machine resumes printing.


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the error message means there is something wrong with the printer and if the problem is not attended to, the error message will not go away.

In this case, the error message showing on your canon ip4300 is related to a door problem. It has something to do with the front door of your printer. I think the front door of your printer is closed of which is supposed to be opened.

So, the solution is to Open the paper output tray of your printer and the problem should be solved.

Good luck.

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Try to reseat the output tray and let me know. If it does not work, you may need to send printer to repairs.

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Apparently a solution has already been posted here: http://www.fixya.com/support/t345435-ip4300canon_printer

The author provides instructions on opening the printer and gluing the sensor into the "open" position (assuming that the sensor still works).

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