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Paper jam light on

We have a 'paper jam' light. Everything has been cleared and cleaned but light still on and we cannot copy or scan. Model AL-1217D

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After the paper passes the fuser unit, there is a sensor to show it has passed. If its actuator is not returning due to its spring dislocation, adjust that spring and make sure its swinging freely.

Posted on Dec 01, 2009

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Check the paper tray sensor,one sensor is damaged.

Posted on Oct 03, 2009

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The censor that detect presence of paper in the printer has stopped working. check it if you can or get it repaired from local sevice centre......

Posted on Sep 30, 2009

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I had almost the same problem but the problem that I had was that after running 5 or more copies it would show a jam with no paper anywhere. And the only way to clear the jam was shutting the machine off and turing it back on.
What I found out was that the gate (flag) on the fuser unit was heating up and the gate (flag) was sticking a bit. (Plastic that close to the fuser isn't the best design)
Anyway, the only way to resolve this problem was replacing the fuser that had a new gate (flag) already installed.
You can replace the flag by itself also.
The way to see if your machine has the same problem, is if you get a jam and you open the right side door, push the black gate and see if it moves a little bit. If it was stuck then your machine is doing the same as mine was.
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Thanks J

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