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My MFC 8840 D all in one has a yellow flashing light and says Check Paper MP. I've checked every possible opening, shook the machine, changed the paper, removed and replaced the toner cartridge, turned the printer on and off, restarted the computer, all to no avail. the yellow, not red, light is flashing and it says Check Paper MP. What does MP stand for? I need my printer. It's a real workhorse, but I can't receive faxes or print anything. Please help.

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Try the cancel button to the left of the status light.

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MP means multipurpose tray.or tray 1.open the tray,blow air in,could be small piece of paper stuck inside.

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