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Paper Jam The printer says that theres a paper jam. But I have took out every part and physically looked inside and outside of the printer. I also shut down the printer and then restarted it 10 mins later. The same words keeping coming on the screen about a paper jam. What should I do?

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Re: Paper Jam

I can suggest that the printer is trying to feed papers but it couldn't. check the feeding rubbers (Pickup rollers) and if neccessary, clean them up with soap and let them until they get dry. that should make it work.

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Re: Paper Jam

Check carefully, maybe you have just small peace of paper on the sensor actuator.I suggest to inspect whole path of paper.

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