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Sharp AL-1631 Out of Paper

Copier unable to pick up paper. Also its making a clicking noise. Any ideas?

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Re: Sharp AL-1631 Out of Paper

Could be quite nasty, that one! Open RH side door, Is there any obvious spill ot toner, particularly toward the back of the machine?
Could be helpful to pull out the toner unit and the drum unit....can you now see toner spilll? If the toner /developer mix has leaked into the magnetic clutches at the back, the developer will be attracted to the clutches and interfere with their operation. This is a quite common fault with some of these machines.Unfortunately prevention is better than cure, and vacuuming the toner before it gets into the works is the only real cure. Once into the clutches it is one heck of a job to successfully fix it....Sorry....let's hope that's not the problem

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I have a Sharp AL-1631 Copier. The 'P' Light comes on indicating a paper jam, however when I open the machine there is no paper jammed. Any suggestions?

Check the dash and see if the lower tray is selected or the by-pass tray on the side. If the side tray is selected change to the bottom tray.

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My copier wont pull the paper from the has a full load of paper in it but when I go to try and make the copy it won't pick it up and then it flashes "P" like it is out of paper

Have you taking out the paper tray and look inside for a piece of paper jammed behind the paper tray. Also, make sure the paper guides in the paper tray are tight against the paper in the tray & make sure the copier is on a level surface. You may also, need the paper feed rollers or clutch. If you need to make copies, use the by - pass tray on the right side.

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When copying from the SPF the paper misfeeds. It starts through but the goes crooked.

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Sharp AL-1631 bottom paper feed will not pick up paper.

A few things could be the problem.
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  2. The drawer separator pawls (metal taps on the right side of tray where paper touches)
  3. Paper backstop not in or in wrong spot (green plastic piece at back of paper)
  4. Feed tires are worn or dirty
Does the copier try and feed from tray 2? If it tries but the paper doesn't leave the try look and see if there is a dark mark on the page (top middle towards the right). If so then most likely the feed tire is worn.

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Sharp al-1631 misfeed light will not go out

This usually happens when a sensor that detected a paper jam has not reset itself after removing the paper. Make sure that when the jam was removed - all the paper came out and there is/was not a small piece missing that could have been left behind in the copier and is hiding somewhere. If you are sure the paper has all been removed then what could have happened is when the jam was being removed it could have caught on one of the paper sensors. This could pull the little flag that activates the sensor out of place - giving a false paper jam message. there are only a handfull of sensors in the paper path. remove the paper tray and make sure there is no paper stuck behind the tray or in the cavity where the tray goes. look and follow very closely the path the paper takes - look for any sensors/flags the paper would avtivate and make sure the flag moves freely and is not lopsided.
Make sure you also try unplugging and replugging the copier from the wall.
Hope this helps

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Have you cleaned the narrow glass next to the platen where the originals are scanned across when using the auto feeder?

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1- either the tray is not lifting the paper to meet the rollers ( which may indicate a motor problem) or the rollers are not coming down to meet hte paper (clutch problem)

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where is it jamming ? pick up, on the side in the fuser where it gets hot???

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