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Paper Tray won't raise

Brother 8220, The Paper Tray won't raise. I can physically pull the lever under the machine and it'll print till somebody opens the tray to refill it

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  • nathanc528 May 26, 2009

    Actually, I figured it out this morning.
    I guess I just needed to walk away from it for a while.

    I hadn't reattached those two metal bars which catch the tray release mech. and lift the tray.
    I screwed those back onto the machine and it all works perfectly.

    Thanks Though

    Tech 75.

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The spring that pushes the paper up is no longer able to perform its job. You need to replace the tray.

Posted on May 24, 2009

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Pull out the paper tray.
Lift the cover of the tray.
Slide paper into the tray.
Close the cover of the tray.
Push the tray back into the machine till it clicks into place.

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MP 640 paper jam message that wont clear


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Trey 1 is giving a message out of paper when they is paper inside


The message "No Paper" will appear on the LCD display if the Brother machine does not detect paper in the paper tray(Tray#1 or Tray#2) or MP(Multi-purpose) Tray.

Resetting the Brother machine may resolve this issue. To reset the machine, unplug the power cord from the AC power outlet for approximately 10 seconds and then plug it back in.

Note

For MFC users :
The Brother machine can be powered OFF for up to 4 days without losing faxes in memory.

If the message "No Paper" continues to appear on the display follow the instructions listed below:

When printing from Tray#1 or Tray#2 :

Pull the paper tray completely out of the machine. Go to STEP2.

When printing from MP Tray :

Go to STEP4.

Note Tray #2 is the optional LT-5300 paper tray.The MP Tray is just above the main paper tray and can be accessed by opening the MP Tray door. To open, pull on either the left or right side of the front door by the circular cut out.

2. While pressing the blue paper-guide release lever, slide the paper guides to fit the paper size. If the back of the paper tray doesn't move, the tray lock button may be in the lock position; slide the lock button to the unlock position and pull out the back of the paper tray again. With the paper removed, you will see the LTR (letter) marking on the plastic plate on the bottom of the paper tray to indicate where the moveable rear guide (with protruding arrow) should be moved to for letter size paper. There is also a marking for legal size paper. Make sure the guides are set at the correct mark. Reload the paper in the paper tray. Make sure the moveable rear guide does NOT push tightly against the paper. It should be adjusted to the LTR (letter) or LGL (legal) position, depending on your paper size. If the moveable rear guide is pushed too tightly against the rear edge of the paper, the paper will get stuck in the tray and a loud plastic snapping noise may be heard when feeding paper.

3. Move the tray lock button to the lock position (slide the button towards the paper).

4. If there is no paper in the tray, reload the paper.

When printing from Tray#1 or Tray#2 :

The tray can hold up to 250 sheets of 20lb paper. Do not overfill the tray. There is a maximum paper mark located on the top of the right and left paper guide. It looks like a V cut out in the plastic.

Note

If you are using special paper and the machine has problems feeding it from the paper tray, try the paper again using the manual feed tray. Make sure you insert the paper far enough --about 1 inch- under the gray plastic bar in the MP Tray until it stops or it will not be fed and the machine will display the message "No Paper".


5. Verify the correct size and type paper is being used:
When printing from Tray#1 or Tray#2 :


If you are printing from a PC and using the paper tray, make sure that MP Tray is NOT selected in the application's print properties for Paper Source.

When printing from MP Tray :

If you are printing from a PC make sure that the MP Tray is selected in the application's print properties for Paper Source.

Note: Please be aware that the setting in the printer driver will take priority over the setting made on the control panel.

14. If you have set the Tray Use settings for a particular tray, the machine will feed paper only from that tray. If the selected tray is out of paper, a "No Paper" message will appear on the LCD. You need to reload paper in that tray.
To set the Tray Use setting, follow the steps below:

a. Press Menu.

b. Press the up or down arrow key to select General Setup.

c. Press OK.

d. Press the up or down arrow key to select Tray Use.

e. Press OK.

f. Press the up or down arrow key to select the mode you want to use.
You can select Copy, Print or Fax(MFC users only).

g. Press OK.

h. Press the up or down arrow key to select the tray.
You can select Tray#1 Only, Tray#2 Only or MP Tray Only.

i. Press OK.

15. For MFC users :

To test, print the Help List.

. Press Menu.

a. Press the up or down arrow key to select Print Reports, and press OK.

b. Press the up or down arrow key to select Help List, and press OK.

c.Press Start.

For DCP users :

To test, print the User Settings.

d. Press Menu.

e. Press the up or down arrow key to select General Setup, and press OK.

f. Press the up or down arrow key to select User Settings, and press OK.

g. Press Start.

Note

If the problem still continues after following the above instructions,

I recommend you clean the Separation Roller, Pickup Roller and Separation pad following the instructions of the FAQ: My Brother machine mis-feeds paper.

Apr 21, 2012 | Brother MFC-8460N All-In-One Printer

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Brand: Brother Model: HL-2040 Problem: cannot print, paper error, red light blink, did not feed paper. What should i do? thanks.


pull tray out load a couple sheets look underneath and see if paper is lifted up when closing paper drawer. If the paper is not raised to the up position you have broken the tray lift mechanism and it is not worth fixing. You can jam an eraser underneath the tray to manually raise the tray to do a dodgy fix.

Feb 28, 2011 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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I do not know how to remove the drum to fix a paperjam


Brother strongly recommends that customers do not use generic drum unitsand/or toner cartridges, or refill their Brother toner cartridge. Each Brother laser printer is designed to work at pre-set temperatures that are matched exactly to each of our individual toner formulations. Each individual component is designed to work with the other to ensure quality and reliability. Using non-Brother supplies may affect the Verify the message displayed on the LCD.

Warning: If you just used the machine some parts inside the machine are extremely hot.

1. Pull the paper tray completely out of the machine.

2. Pull the jammed paper out of the paper tray opening. If you are unable to remove the jammed paper continue to STEP 3. If you are able toremove the jammed paper continue to STEP 9.

3. Open the front cover. If you cannot open the front cover, do not useextra force. See below for further assistance.

4. Pull out the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly. The jammed papermay be pulled out with the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly, or removing the drum and toner assembly may release the paper so you canpull it out of the paper tray opening.

a. If you are able to remove the drum assembly and jammed paper continueto STEP 5.

b. If you cannot remove the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly easily, do not use extra force. See below for further assistance.

5. Place the drum unit on a drop cloth or large piece of disposable paper to avoid spilling and scattering the toner. Hold down the blue lock lever on the left side of the drum assembly and lift the toner out of the drum unit. Examine the drum carefully for small pieces of paper that may be jammed inside.

6. Reinsert the toner cartridge in the drum unit until it clicks into place. If you put it in properly, the lock lever will lift automatically.

7. Place the drum unit and toner cartridge back into the machine. Use equal pressure on both sides of the drum unit when pushing it back into place. Make sure it clicks into place.

8. Close the front cover. Make sure it clicks into place.

9. Remove any remaining paper in the paper tray and then reload it. The tray can hold up to 250 sheets of 20lb paper. Do not over fill the tray.There is a maximum paper mark located on the top of the right and left paper guide. It looks like a V cut out in the plastic. Fan the stack of paper well to avoid paper jams or misfeeds.

NOTE: If you are using special paper and the machine has problems feeding it from the paper tray, try the paper again using the manual feed slot

10. Put the paper tray firmly back into the machine and unfold the output paper tray support flap before using the machine.

11. Turn the Brother machine around with the back of the machine facing you.

12. Open the back cover.

13. The black plastic inner chute should spring open automatically when the back cover is opened. Note: The inner chute has a diagram on it of a piece of paper being removed from the unit.

14. If there is paper inside the machine carefully remove it.

15. Close the back cover. NOTE: The inner chute will close automaticallywhen the back door is closed.

16. To test, print the Help List:

a. Press the REPORTS key located on the right side of the control panel.

b. Press the up or down arrow key until Help list appears on the display(#2).

c. Press Menu/Set. The report should begin printing.


Thanks an good luck

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Had paper jammed - removed jammed paper - but nerror light still on


Before you can clear a "PAPER JAM" or "PRINTER JAM" error, you must locate where in the unit the paper is jammed.
First, unplug the machine for safety and disconnect the telephone line. Next, follow these instructions based on where the paper jam is located.


Paper is jammed inside the paper tray:
  1. Pull the paper tray out of the machine.
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  1. Pull out the jammed paper to remove it.
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  1. Reload the paper in the paper tray.

  2. Reinstall the paper tray.


Paper is jammed inside the machine:


  1. Remove the jam clear cover on the back of the unit. Pull the jammed paper out of the machine.
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  1. Re-insert the jam clear cover.

  2. If you can not pull out the jammed paper, lift the scanner cover from the right-hand side of the machine until it locks securely into the open position.

  3. Remove the jammed paper.


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  4. Check the print head's position. In the example photo the print head is positioned at the left hand side of the platen area.

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  5. Gently move the print head to the center.


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    Note Be careful to not force the print head to move.
    If the print head is positioned at the far right hand side, you cannot move it. Please contact Brother Customer Service from "Contact Us".



  6. Examine under the print head. If anything is found, remove it.

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    Note Use a flashlight if necessary to check thoroughly.





  7. Lift the scanner cover to release the lock. Gently push the scanner cover support down and close the scanner cover.




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  8. Reconnect the power cord and telephone line.

Note To prevent paper jams, do not put multiple kinds of paper in the paper tray at the same time.

If the message continues to appear on the LCD, the machine will require repair. Please contact Brother Customer Service from "Contact Us".



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Oct 26, 2010 | Brother Office Equipment & Supplies

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Hello, Our machine clicks when attempting to pull


The paper is not feeding from the paper tray. The loud click is alarming, but not the problem. Check the adjustments in the paper tray. The left and right guides should be snug, but the rear guide should give between a 1/16 inch and a 1/8 inch of free play. If the rear guide is tight, that is the problem. You can check for this by depressing the lever on the right front of the tray. Depressing the lever should raise the stack of paper out of the tray so that it can slide forward.

If you remove the paper from the tray, but will see calibration marks for the paper size you are using. Unlock the read paper guide n the tray, squeeze the release and move the guide ot the mark for the size paper you are using. For example, it you are using letter size paper, the read guide should point to "LTR".

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Brother MFC 8220 has a red ligth with an error message saying check paper reload paper. I put the tray correctly with papers loaded and it keeps. Cannot print, copy or fax anything


mine was doing the same thing. pull the paper tray out and there is a black lever next to the feed drum, it wouldn't move up and down. I took of the cover and slid the lever over to the left so it would move freely and now it is fine.

Mar 12, 2010 | Brother MFC-8220 Fax

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Paper jam and still won't print


Hi

Thanks for using FixYa. Before you can clear the error message, you must locate where in the unit the paper is jammed.

Unplug the machine for safety. Now follow these instructions based on where the paper jam is located.

1. Pull the paper tray out of the machine.
2. Pull out the jammed paper.
3. Reset the machine by opening the Upper Jam Clear Cover and then closing it.

If you cannot remove the jammed paper from the front of the machine, or the error message still appears on the LCD after you have removed the jammed paper, please go to the next step.

4. Remove the Lower Jam Clear Cover from the back of the machine. Pull the jammed paper out of the machine.

5. Put the Lower Jam Clear Cover back on. Make sure the cover is set properly.

6. Open the Upper Jam Clear Cover. Make sure that there is no jammed paper left in the corners of the machine.
Note: If the paper is jammed under the print head, unplug the machine from the power source, then move the print head to take out the paper. 7. Close the Upper Jam Clear Cover.

8. Close the output paper tray cover and slide it forward, then push the paper tray firmly back into the machine. While holding the paper tray in place, pull out the paper support until it clicks and unfold the paper support flap.

Please do rate the solution and revert for further assistance.

Thanks
Rylee

Aug 15, 2009 | Brother Office Equipment & Supplies

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Brother printer problem- "noise" on printed paper


when you open the front door to replace your toner. The part that you put your toner in is the drum unit. pull that out. Remove the toner cart. blow the unit out.
( DO THIS OUT SIDE, TONER WILL BLOW OUT OF THE DRUM UNIT )
On the top of the drum unit there is a blue or green slide lever move the lever back & fourth 15-20 times.
re blow out the machine with drum unit out.
Reinstall the drum,
make 5 copies ( 1st feow will be bad hope thay will get better )
If not need to determan if the drum is bad or the fuser asm is cuasing the problum.
( part that melts the toner on to the paper )
Need to do a 1/2 print test.
1. make a copie or do a report
2. when the paper is 1/2 way thrugh the machine but not in to the fuser open front cover.
( may need to tray a coupel of times to do ot right )
3 look at the paper see if marks are on the paper.
( If not then the fuser is bad. if the marks are there the drum is bad )

Hope this help's

Feb 11, 2009 | Brother MFC-8220 Fax

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