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We have an HP C6180. Carraige jam with grinding noise

We have an HP C6180. We get an error message of ''Carraige Jam: Open door clear jam and press ok''

There is no paper in the printer and this message is accompanied by a grinding or rapid clacking noise. The carraige is stuck on the left but moves easily by hand.

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    We did all of that and no change.

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