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I860 False Paper Jam Message

I receive a paper jam message every time I try to print on my Canon i860 but there is no paper jam. Printer blinks 3 orange 1 green, which I understand is a paper jam code. How do I clear the paper jam message?

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Re: i860 False Paper Jam Message

Check the back of the printer. There should be door at the bottom. Your paper jam could be there.

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