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False Paper Jam

I am getting a clear paper jam message when there is no jam ... I've tried shutting it off, cleaning it, nothing seems to work!

Any solutions would be greatly appreciated!

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Re: False Paper Jam

I have a problem with a canon printer MP460 its saying I have a paperjam but there is no paper to be seen cartridges move back and fore manually with ease please help

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If you are facing False Paper Jam error in your HP Laser Jet 1312nfi but If you cant see any obvious paper jams, try to look closely into the rollers or the inside. There could be some tiny paper shreds stuck within those rollers. Or there could be a tiny piece of paper blocking the printer's sensor and thus giving you a false paper jam error.
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1. Turn Off the printer and unplugged power before cleaning the rollers. This will allow the rollers to be turned by hand in most cases.
2. Remove the rear access door to access the rollers. Clean any dust and debris from the rollers.
3. Open the back of the printer and check metal paper rollers (not the rubber rollers) in the interior of the printer. They should be clean and move freely. If these are not bright and shinny or have buildup on them, they should be cleaned. Also clean any dust and debris off of the rubber rollers.
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