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Brother mfc 3240c paper jam error

When I turn on the printer I get these noise (grinding) the it goes through some process, then I get beeps the the error message come up paper jam, I checked the printer thouroghly and there is no peices of paper in the track or anywhere. can any one help!!!

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  • Spotty Dog Feb 15, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem. I have checked the machine thoroughly and can't see any paper whatsoever. The machine makes a noise like plastic cogs slipping when the printhead goes across, but the cogs look ok..Is there a fix for this?

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2008

    display showeing the set paper and press start after prays the butan after showing display printing but paper move the in side and midal and showing paper jam.

  • Mzthomas6 Nov 30, 2008

    I cannot print due to paper jam message. I have looked and there is no paper. I have turned my machine on and off to reset, and I have even uninstalled and reinstalled the printer and it still does not work.

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You may not have the paper tray inserted all the way. I had the same problem until I pushed the tray in all the way.

Posted on Feb 20, 2008


You may have missed a VERY SMALL piece of paper some where. Check it again -use a flash light,magnifying glass BUT make sure there is no paper piece any where in the transportation route of the paper.Reset the machine-power off then on from the wall power outlet.
I did have this with a friend's machine and found a small piece in the side of the paper route.
Best luck and hope this helps

Posted on Nov 17, 2007


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