Question about HP DeskJet 6540 InkJet Printer

Open Question

My paper tray won't load paper. I hear the rollers rolling but nothing happens.

Posted by Anonymous on

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Constant "load paper in tray" error even when paper is loaded.

Contacted HP CEO, office getting some interest now!

Re bad paper feeder Did not use main tray feeder until now!

Posted on Dec 20, 2007

Ad
  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: HP 2600n crackling noise at top feed - paper creased

If you are good at mathematics, maybe you' ll see its better to buy a new, exactly the same printer. Take the price of four new cartridges and add the price of a new fuser. Now see if this price is lower than the price of a completely new printer with new cartridges and a new fuser (and all the other new parts). You' ll be suprised! (At least I was)

Posted on Jan 11, 2008

cowboytech
  • 69 Answers

SOURCE: Paper not feeding properly, nothing jammed as I have checked. Loading tray having problems.

Check to see if the printer is actively trying to feed the paper. If you hear it trying to feed and see the wheels turning, but the paper won't feed, check to see if a screw securing the feed wheel has come loose. If you hear the sound, but nothing moves to pull the paper in, then you probably have a bad printer. They're too cheap to replace to bother fixing - so get a new one.

Posted on May 25, 2009

FixinFax
  • 3085 Answers

SOURCE: HP Photosmart C6150. Rollers do not pick up paper

Remove the rear cover a reallly scrub the black rollers with isopropyl alcohol. Scrub HARD

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

  • 32 Answers

SOURCE: I have a HP 1320 laser printer. I have a paper

you must clean you printer

Posted on Feb 25, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Roller


If nothing happens no carrier movementor paper feed you probably have a bad keyboard.
If the carrier moves but no feed the index motot may need to be lubed.
If the roll moves but the paper dosen't you may have debris on the paper tray or bad lower fed rolls.

DickyO

May 03, 2013 | Lexmark Wheelwriter 1000 Typewriter

1 Answer

Everytime I send something to print the printer starts normally, it grabs the paper to start printing but then the paper never moves again. It sounds as though the document is actually printing but theres...


I don't know what printer you have, but this applies to all printers. The first paragraph is just for inkjets. The the whole is related to laser printers.


85% of paper jams are caused by worn rollers. The rubber treads in the rollers wears down, making them smooth, so they won't pick up the paper. Sometimes, they are aged, which also gives them a smoother rounded texture, causing jams. The quick fix is to liven up that roller with a mixture of alcohol and soap. Damp a rag with the solution and wipe the rollers clean with it. That's make them more pliable and the paper jams will cease.


Metal Tab Separation- Pull out your paper tray and examine either end where the paper sits in. If any of the corners are held down by metal tabs, this is your paper feed system. Chances are, you only have one rubber roller or one set of rollers arranged along side of each other. Reach in where the tray goes and feel up. You should feel some rollers. They might be completely round, or they might be shaped like a half moon. Clean whichever part of them you can with the solution, and this should stop your paper jams. It might be necessary to turn them, but don't force them if they don't move freely.

Pickup Roller and Separation Pad-

If your printer uses this paper feed system, you should see a small piece of flat or slightly curved rubber or cork. It would be towards the end of the paper tray, or deep inside the paper loading cavity on top loaders. This 'separation pad' rubs against the paper feed roller, so if you find the pad, you've found the roller. Clean it and your jams should stop.


Three Roller Paper Separation System- Pull your paper tray out, and look for a roller on either end of it. If you find one, clean it. Then look inside the printer where that roller would rest with the paper tray inserted. You'll find another paper roller there. Clean this one also. Finally, look further back or closer to the front of your printer (depending on which way your paper feeds) to find another roller or set of rollers. Clean all of these, and your paper jams will go away

Jul 15, 2011 | Office Equipment & Supplies

2 Answers

MFC7820N has accordion pleated paper jams in the rear of the printer. I have removed and cleaned every part of the printer including roller feeders and reassembled (correctly). Any suggestions?


I had the same problem for a few days. The paper only makes it a couple inches through the last rollers entering the output tray and the rest of the paper forms pleats like accordian bellows. This started to happen nearly every time. Changing the paper, toner and drum as well as cleaning do not help. Lift the scanner, which covers the output tray, and watch to see that the rollers at the back of the tray are actually turning when printing. If they are turning, then the paper should come right through into the output tray without forming pleats. You can push down on the four spring loaded bottom rollers at the back of the output tray to check that they will let paper through. My printer stopped making the pleated sheets.

May 23, 2010 | Brother MFC-7820N Laser Printer

1 Answer

I have an Easy Share printer dock series 3 that has paper loaded


To prevent misfeeds and to make sure your pictures look their best, we recommend that you keep the feed roller clean. IMPORTANT: Unplug the power before cleaning the feed rollers.
  1. Unplug the AC power cord from the power outlet.
  2. Remove the paper tray from the printer, and leave the paper tray door open. IMPORTANT: Do not use cotton or cotton swabs to clean the feed roller.
  3. Lightly moisten a lint-free cloth with water.
  4. Use the moistened cloth to gently wipe clean the surface of the feed roller. Advance the feed roller with your thumb as necessary, and continue cleaning.
  5. Let the feed roller dry fully before plugging the AC power cord back into the power outlet.
  6. Insert the paper tray into the printer, then press the Print button to resume printing.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

May 26, 2009 | Kodak EASYSHARE Plus Series 3 Thermal...

1 Answer

Paper Jamming when trying to copy or print


please check after you load paper on the paper tray and push it into the machine, should hear a click sound, if you don't hear that sound, that means you need to buy a new printer and that's no way to fix.
If you are able to hear a click, then please try to clean up your printer and check all paper loading rolls. if so, please replace it.

May 21, 2009 | Brother MFC 7420 All-In-One Laser Printer

4 Answers

241.10 paper jam


Um I don't know what the other guy is saying since your paper jam has nothing to do with where he is telling to look...

From the service manual:

Error 241 subcode 10:
Page was not properly picked from tray 1.

Possible Causes:
Failure to feed possible causes include:
• Edge locking
• Worn or contaminated pick tires
• Overfilling of tray past the fill line.

Action:

Fan media.
Turn media over.
Reduce amount of media loaded in tray 1.
Replace pick tires.*

To replace pick tires:

Integrated tray autocompensator pick roll assembly removal

1. Remove the integrated tray, and look underneath the printer for the autocompensator arm. Pull the arm
down.

ea54de4.jpg

2. Press on the end of the tab (A) and pull the pick roll off the arm. Repeat this step for the pick roll on the other side. Next, gently release the autocompensator arm. Discard the used pick rolls.

d606c52.jpg

Installation
1. Remove the new pick rolls from their packaging.
2. Pull the autocompensator arm down. Locate the recessed area on the pick roll, and align it with the tab on the arm. There are two arrows on each pick roll. Make sure the bottom arrow faces you as you align the recessed area with the tab.

ae18bbc.jpg

3. Push the pick roll onto the arm with the tab aligned. Repeat this step on the other side to install the other pick roll.

c7c306e.jpg

4. Gently release the autocompensator arm. Insert, integrated tray.

Thanks and please take a moment to rate this solution as fixya.

Feb 04, 2009 | Lexmark T640 Laser Printer

2 Answers

I have an Easy Share printer dock series 3 that has paper loaded


Dirty rollers? I had the same problem and think the rollers are no longer sticky enough to pick up the paper due to a coating of dust... maybe cleaning the rollers would work?

Jan 28, 2009 | Kodak EASYSHARE Plus Series 3 Thermal...

4 Answers

Paper jam


take out all the paper from the loading tray, and press down on the inside of the tray 4 or 5 times, and put a sheet back in. There seems to be a physical irregularity with all 2300DL printers that causes this problem

Sep 19, 2008 | Konica Minolta magicolor 2300DL Laser...

1 Answer

Paper jam


Sounds like the pickup roller is worn or dirty. Try cleaning the pick up roller for the tray. If this doesn't work the pick up roller will need to be replaced.

Jan 14, 2008 | IBM Infoprint 1412 Laser Printer

Not finding what you are looking for?
HP DeskJet 6540 InkJet Printer Logo

Related Topics:

37 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top HP Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

Seeker5211
Seeker5211

Level 3 Expert

1089 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Are you a HP Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...