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ADF paper jam, when there is none

Keeps saying ADF paper jam, however there is none. After doing the usual, turning it off, reinstalling the software, basically everything known to man, still says paper jam. Could this be a sensor failure, and if so, what to do?

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If you are receiving an Error Code 103 or a Paper Jam error, but there are no pages in the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder), follow the steps below:

  1. Close the scanning application (such as PaperPort)
  2. Turn off the scanner and the computer
  3. If you have a combination ADF with a Flatbed scanner, unplug the ADF cable from the base of the scanner
  4. Plug the ADF cable back in
  5. Turn on the scanner power
  6. Turn on the computer
  7. Try scanning again
For a Paper Jam or Error Code 103, make sure that the ADF cable in the rear is connected to the scanner base. Check the flatbed to make sure that it is clear. A page incorrectly placed on the flatbed may interfere with a page feeding through the ADF.

If your scanner stops scanning due to a paper jam in the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF), a warning dialog box appears after a few moments.

To clear a paper jam:
  1. Open the Automatic Document Feeder cover.
  2. Remove the jammed paper and close the cover.
If you are receiving a paper jam error, or if the scanner is running continuously, check to make sure the paper sensor arm is not stuck down.
  1. Open the Automatic Document Feeder cover.
  2. Look for the small black plastic arm
  3. When you press on this arm, it should move freely up and down
  4. If the arm is stuck down, please contact Technical Support for troubleshooting options
  5. Close the ADF cover.

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DOCUMENT TRAY DOES NOT TAKE PAPER

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gtabblt.gif Tips for Using gtabblt.gif Step 1 - Load the Paper gtabblt.gif Step 2 - Scan the Document gtabblt.gif To Scan a Single Page gtabseps.gif Tips for Using
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  • Straighten any curls or wrinkles from documents before putting them on the document tray. If this is not possible, do not scan these documents using the ADF. Instead, use the copyboard glass or make a photocopy of the documents and scan the photocopies.
  • Remove staples, paper clips, and any other materials from documents.
  • Avoid documents with tears, perforations, or punch holes.
  • Do not use the ADF to scan sheets of uncommon paper or other media, such as the following: - transparencies - gummed-backed paper - magazine pages - lightweight ("onionskin") carbons
  • For paper smaller than 5 inches (127 mm) by 7 inches (178 mm) or larger than 14 inches (356 mm) by 8.5 inches (216 mm), use the scanner glass instead of the ADF. Paper smaller than the minimum size may cause a paper jam.
  • For paper lighter than 16 lb bond (60 g/m sq) or heavier than 32 lb bond (120 g/m sq), use the scanner glass instead of the ADF.
  • Before scanning, always push the front of the ADF downward to the scanner to ensure that the magnetic latches are engaged.
Step 1 - Load the Paper Besides the instructions below, quick reference decals on the input tray and access hatch show the order of steps for paper loading.
  1. Turn on the scanner.
  2. Ensure the scanner's scanner glass is free of paper.
  3. Turn the green paper load lever into an upright and open position. Refer to decal number 1 located on the ADF access hatch.
  4. Put the top end of the paper stack face up on the input tray. Refer to decal number 2 and pointer arrows on the ADF input tray.
  5. Push the paper stack up against the green document guide and slide it right against the green registration stop, which is in the middle of the paper load window.
  6. Turn the green paper load lever 45 degrees into the closed position. This will secure the paper stack. Refer to decal number 3 on the ADF access hatch. The ADF is now loaded and ready for scanning.
Step 2 - Scan the Document The ADF works with many software packages that are compatible with the HP ScanJet color scanners. To scan a document, refer to the user's manual of the software package being used. To Scan a Single Page To scan a single page while the ADF is installed on the scanner, do the following.
  1. Remove any pages from the ADF input tray.
  2. Raise the ADF.
  3. Place the page on the scanner's copyboard glass.
  4. Lower the ADF all the way and do the scan.

  • LINK OF THE USER MANUAL IS GIVEN BELOW.............
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If paper has jammed: 1. Press x Start to eject the jammed paper. 2. If paper is still jammed, gently pull it out from the output tray or sheet feeder. If paper is stuck inside, press the P On button to turn off the printer. Then lift the scanner, remove the jammed paper and torn pieces, close the scanner, and turn the printer back on.
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Issue: ERROR LCD: DOCUMENT IN ADF
Solution: Remove foreign object from the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) - MX310
Check the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) for obstructions
Follow this procedure to check the ADF for obstructions. You do not need to turn off the power when clearing document jams.
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Remove all loose paper from the input and output trays.

1. Turn off the product.

2. Unplug the power cord from the back of the product.

3. Push the button on either side of the rear-access panel or the duplexer (two-sided printing accessory) and then remove the panel or duplexer.


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8. Reinsert the rear-access panel or the duplexer into the product.

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· If the issue continues, proceed to the next step.

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1. Remove all paper from the output tray.

2. Turn off the product.

3. Unplug the power cord from the back of the product.

4. Lift the output tray and then check for jammed paper in input tray 1.

Use these steps to remove any jammed paper.

a. Raise the output tray.

b. Grasp the jammed paper and pull it out of the product, toward you.

c. Lower the output tray.

5. Plug the power cord back into the product.

6. Try printing a document.

· If the issue is resolved, do not continue troubleshooting.

· If the issue continues, and if paper tray 2 is not installed on the product, proceed to 'Step six: Clear the jam from the automatic document feeder (ADF).'

· If the issue continues, and if paper tray 2 is installed on the product, proceed to the next step.

Step five: Clear the jam from paper tray 2

1. Remove all paper from the output tray.

2. Turn off the product.

3. Unplug the power cord from the back of the product.

4. Lift the product off tray 2.

5. Remove the jammed paper from the bottom of the product or from tray 2.

6. Reposition the product on top of tray 2.

7. Plug the power cord back into the product.

8. Try printing a document.

· If the issue is resolved, do not continue troubleshooting.

· If the issue continues, proceed to the next step.

Step six: Clear the jam from the automatic document feeder

1. Turn off the product.

2. Unplug the power cord from the back of the product.

3. Remove the ADF input tray and open the ADF cover.

4. Remove the jam cleanout part. With both hands, lift up on the two handles until the part unsnaps. Rotate and lift the cleanout part and then set it aside.

5. Lift the green lever attached to the pick mechanism and then rotate it back until it stays open.

6. Check the ADF paper path for jammed paper.

7. Check for jammed paper where paper enters the ADF paper cleanout.

o If the paper comes out with gentle pulling, proceed to step 9.

o If the paper does not come out with gentle pulling, follow these instructions.

1. Open the ADF, and then use both hands to gently loosen the paper.

2. When the paper is free, gently pull it out.

3. Close the ADF.

8. Lower the green lever.

Reinstall the jam cleanout part. Push down on the two tabs until the part snaps into place.


9. Replace the ADF input tray.

10. Check the following to make sure that the ADF frame and parts are secure and correctly set up.

o Make sure that the ADF frame is secure and attached correctly.

o Make sure that the ADF cleanout part attachment is secure. If it is loose, push down on the two tabs until the part snaps into place.

o Make sure that the ADF pick mechanism is secure. Lift the green lever attached to the pick mechanism and then rotate it back until it stays open.

Make sure that the two-catch is holding the roller mechanism securely in place and that the stack stopper is in the correct position.

1 - Stack stopper

2 - Two-catch

11. Plug the power cord back into the product.

12. Turn on the product.

13. Try printing a document.

· If the issue is resolved, do not continue troubleshooting.

· If the issue continues, proceed to the next step.

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  1. Remove all paper from the output tray.
  2. Turn off the product.
  3. Unplug the power cord from the back of the product.
  4. Lift the output tray and then check for jammed paper in input tray 1. Use these steps to remove any jammed paper.
    1. Raise the output tray. Figure 3: Raise the output tray c01321359.gif
    2. Grasp the jammed paper and pull it out of the product, toward you.
    3. Lower the output tray.
  5. Plug the power cord back into the product.
  6. Try printing a document.
    1. Remove all paper from the output tray.
    2. Turn off the product.
    3. Unplug the power cord from the back of the product.
    4. Lift the product off tray 2.
    5. Remove the jammed paper from the bottom of the product or from tray 2.
    6. Reposition the product on top of tray 2.
    7. Plug the power cord back into the product.
    8. Try printing a document.
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    • If the issue continues, proceed to the next step.
If you would prefer to view a video with audio instructions, click here (in English).
  1. Turn off the product.
  2. Unplug the power cord from the back of the product.
  3. Remove the ADF input tray and open the ADF cover. Figure 4: Open the ADF cover c01285903.jpg
  4. Remove the jam cleanout part. With both hands, lift up on the two handles until the part unsnaps. Rotate and lift the cleanout part and then set it aside. Figure 5: Remove the jam cleanout part c01285904.jpg
  5. Lift the green lever attached to the pick mechanism and then rotate it back until it stays open. Figure 6: Lift the green lever c01285905.jpg
  6. Check the ADF paper path for jammed paper. Figure 7: Paper jammed in ADF paper path c01461018.gif
  7. Check for jammed paper where paper enters the ADF paper cleanout. Figure 8: Paper jammed as it enters the ADF paper cleanout c01461019.gif
  8. Gently remove the paper without tearing it. Figure 9: Remove the jammed paper
    • If the paper does not come out with gentle pulling, follow these instructions.
      1. Open the ADF, and then use both hands to gently loosen the paper.
      2. When the paper is free, gently pull it out.
      3. Close the ADF.
  9. Lower the green lever.
  10. Reinstall the jam cleanout part. Push down on the two tabs until the part snaps into place.
  11. Replace the ADF input tray.
    • Figure 11: Follow the correct method to attach the ADF frame c01461020.gifc01461021.gif
    • Make sure that the ADF cleanout part attachment is secure. If it is loose, push down on the two tabs until the part snaps into place.

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