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I have a Canon Imageclass MF4150. Red light is blinking indicating error with message of paper jam. Lifted the cover, took out the ink cartridge, open and check the back for papar jammed. I do not see any paper jammed or stucked up. Machine continous to indicated paper jam and can't make it to work. I think I've done everything in the manual to no avail.

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when u removed ur previous jammed paper it had somehow pulled off a spring from inside the machine. The spring was linked to the paper jam sensor.1. First, clean your printer. Get some spray-n-wipe cleaner and a clean cloth and clean the entire inside of the printer. Also ensure your paper isn't dirty. Now print a test page. Does the symptom persist?
2. Remove all jammed paper. Check the paper tray first. Look closely at the paper rollers nearest where the paper exits the printer; this is a common source of jams. If you’re trying to print labels, they will often jam just before exiting the printer.
3. Try to print a test page. Does the printer still jam? If you can find no source of the jamming, check the printer's message display window and refer to your user’s manual to look up the printer error code.
if the above doesnt solve then follow this
1) Take off the front first (lift up the cover and there is 2 screws at the front and 2 clips on the bottom of the machine) . 2) Then remove the 2sides and finally the top (screws should be easy to see, to get the sides off, un-clip along the front edges and gently move them outwards and slide them backwards to release the clips on the back) being careful with the wires going to the scanner part). 3) Then look for the fuser unit which is near the top at the back, there is a black rounded cover over the fuser. 4) To remove the cover, look for 2 small clips one at each side and unclip the cover and gently lift upwards. 5) Under the cover on the left side you will see a small plastic rod which goes from the left side to a small tab in the middle, if you look about half way along that rod you should see a tiny spring, make sure this is clipped on properly and that you are able to rotate the rod and it should spring back to the proper position when you let go.
Once this is done, put it all back together again and it should work fine.
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