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Paper jam light won't turn off!

The paper jam light won't stop flashing on my Brother HL-2070N laser printer. I've tried everything...more paper, less paper, running cardstock through the paper path with the printer turned off, cleaning the feed wheels, opening and closing all of the doors, turning it off and on, unplugging it, changing the settings (Tray settings > Manual > paper size changed from "undefined" to "letter"), holding down the big blue "Go" button. There is no paper jam, and nothing will stop the light from flashing. All of these things seem to have worked for someone or other out there, but none of them are working for me.

I hate to throw out what otherwise seems like a perfectly good printer, but it won't work unless I get this light to stop flashing. I can't afford to take it to a repair shop, so any other suggestions would be much appreciated.

Thanks so much for your time!

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  • Epiphany Dec 07, 2007

    PS - I also tried removing the toner cartridge and looking for jammed paper behind there, and removing the paper tray altogether.

  • JTomanelli Jan 30, 2008

    Ditto - The paper jam light keeps flashing and will not print.

    Open front, back, removed tray, made sure there were not pieces of paper in the grail but actually got it to stop. It printed about 5 documents and started again.


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