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4250 printing problem

Printer still asks for legal paper and prints after all settings are set to letter.
hit button to continue prints correct on letter.
can i bypass this function?

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Make sure you have the paper tray guides pushed up far enough.

Print a configuration page by the printer panel and verify the tray settings are correct. If they differ, check the fences are pushed up and ensure the tray lever is set to STANDARD not to CUSTOM.

If the printed paper tray settings differ to what is actually set, you may have a faulty paper tray width sensor. If you still have trouble try the Restore Factory Settings Option. Remember to note any IP info if the unit is attached to a network.

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