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Photo Tray Problem Error Messege Prevents Printing

Everytime I turn my C5180 on, or try to print or copy, I get this messege to "Push output tray all the way down." Fact is, it is all the way down-I've tried every possible way to adjust this photo tray to no avail. Is there a software solution? I rarely even use this thing for photos, but I need my printer. Can u help???? lift output tray up and verify photo tray is pushed all the way in and lower output tray

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1. Turn off printer.

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4. Open input sheet feeder (on top of printer)

5. Open cartridge access door. (Basically lift up control panel and scanner section of the printer)

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


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AFter about an hour of going through other procedures before the instructions I gave you, HP tried to sell me some sort of replacement program. I told them that if it happened again, we would discard this printer and purchase another brand of printer.

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