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Can you see some hint on the display? Does it give you an error code?

Leave machine powered on for a few hours. If it comes ON (and might go OFF after a while) the circuit board is defectiv and has to be replaced.

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Here are some possible reasons why your printer is beeping:
1. Your printer is connected to a UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply). When the printer goes through the printing cycle it uses a massive amount of electricity. During those few seconds of power usage, the UPS will beep indicating that it will not be able to sustain that power output for any period of time.

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When printing from paper tray, the printer squeaks and makes a noise that if anything else was doing the same noise you would think it needed oiling.

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The only real common noise on that machine that I can think of is in the tray 3/4 module. When it goes to feed paper there is a gear chain that looses mesh and makes noise, doesnt feed paper , just shuts off.
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