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Carriage sticks. It shoots to the extreme left and the display reads" carriage Jammed"

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This problem have when the encoder strip on printer is dirty.Try clean it with piece of cotton.If this not help may you need to clean the purge unit or all printer.

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How do you fix carriage jam?


1. unplug the unit
2. open the lid
3,. Grab the carriage and move it to the far left.
4. power the unit

This should clear the jammed carriage if it does not give or does not move and its hard to move STOP its useless the whole carriage will need to be replaced or repaired witch by all means is not a easy task.

Only move the carriage if it gives movement.

Thanks I do hope this helps, do not shoot the messenger I am not there, please do leave you rantign before you go, thanks

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HP Pro 8500 printer has carriage jam. I have opened every door and there is no paper jam.


Sometimes the paper gets caught inside the printer all the way to the right (or left) of the print carriage. You will miss seeing it because the print carriage has moved the jamed paper to the right (or left) out of view. Carefully and manually move the print carriage to the opposite side and you might find small pieces of jammed paper there.

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I have a Epson stylus CX9400fax a piece of paper is jammed way inside the machine, I can't even see it to try and get it out! I've tried turing the machine on/off numerous time (still not expelling the...


If paper is jammed, a Paper jam message will appear on the control panel display.

Follow these steps to clear the jam:

  1. Gently pull any jammed paper out of the output tray or sheet feeder.

  2. If the paper is stuck inside, turn off the Epson Stylus CX.

  3. Open the scanner, remove the jammed paper and torn pieces, close the scanner, and turn the Epson Stylus CX back on.

    alert_note.gif Note: Be sure to check the far left of the carriage area when checking for jammed paper. Paper that is jammed there may be hidden from view.
If paper jams inside the Automatic Document Feeder, clear the jam as follows:

  1. Open the Automatic Document Feeder cover and remove any jammed paper.

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  2. If necessary, lift the document cover and remove any paper that has jammed inside.

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  3. Press OK to clear any messages on the display screen.

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Stylus CX9400 Photo Printer: paper jammed inside printer...


If paper is jammed, a Paper jam message will appear on the control panel display.

Follow these steps to clear the jam:

  1. Gently pull any jammed paper out of the output tray or sheet feeder.

  2. If the paper is stuck inside, turn off the Epson Stylus CX.

  3. Open the scanner, remove the jammed paper and torn pieces, close the scanner, and turn the Epson Stylus CX back on.

    alert_note.gif Note: Be sure to check the far left of the carriage area when checking for jammed paper. Paper that is jammed there may be hidden from view.
If paper jams inside the Automatic Document Feeder, clear the jam as follows:

  1. Open the Automatic Document Feeder cover and remove any jammed paper.

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  2. If necessary, lift the document cover and remove any paper that has jammed inside.

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  3. Press OK to clear any messages on the display screen.

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Help fix my HP750C, clear carriage path message


Sounds like it can not find home. Is there a limit switch? If not there may be a failure in the counter from the stepper motor.

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Carriage jam on hp photosmart printer


The print carriage may get stuck on either side or in the middle of the printer. The Carriage Jam: Open Door, clear carriage jam, and then press OK to continue error message may display on the front panel of the all-in-one.

Solution
The print carriage is the device which contains the print head and moves left to right during printing.
Figure 1: Carriage Assembly

To resolve this issue, follow the steps below in the order presented.

Step one: Print a Self Test

Follow the steps below:
1. Press the Setup button.
2. Select Print Report and press OK .
3. The self-test page should print. If it prints a test page, there is no need to follow the remaining steps, as the error message may be false. Make sure the printer now prints from the computer (if installed on one). If it does not print, proceed to the step two.

Step two: Clear the paper path

Follow the steps below to clear the printer of any jammed paper and reset the printer.
1. Leave the printer on and then disconnect the power cable and the USB or Ethernet cable from the back of the printer. Do not reconnect them until instructed to later.

NOTE: Make sure the printer is on before disconnecting the power cord. Failure to disconnect the power cord from the rear of the unit can cause damage when removing jammed paper.

2. Open the top access door.

Figure 2: Opening the top access door

3. Make note of where the carriage is stuck and look for jammed paper. A paper jam can cause the error message and the carriage stall. Some paper may be jammed in different locations than those shown in the photos below.

Figure 3: Paper jammed on the left side

Figure 4: Top view of paper jammed on the left side

Figure 5: Paper jammed on the right side

Figure 6: Top view of paper jammed on the right side

NOTE: Do not use any tools or other devices to remove jammed paper. Always use caution when removing jammed paper from inside the unit.

If the carriage is stuck on the right side:
a. Check for any paper or object that may be restricting the carriage.
b. Move carriage all the way to the left side.
c. Check the paper path all the way to the right side and remove any paper still in the printer.

If the carriage is stuck on the left side:
d. Check for any paper or object that may be restricting the carriage.
e. Move carriage all the way to the right side.
f. Check the paper path all the way to the left side and remove any paper still in the printer.

If the carriage is stuck in the middle:
g. Check for any paper or object that may be restricting the carriage.
h. Move carriage all the way to the left side.
i. Check the paper path all the way to the right side and remove any paper still in the printer.
j. Move carriage all the way to the right side.
k. Check the paper path all the way to the left side and remove any paper still in the printer.
4. Remove the rear access door or duplexer (if installed) from the back of the printer.
5. Check for and remove any paper still in the printer.
6. Replace the rear access door, and close the top access door.
7. Reconnect only the power cable. If the printer does not automatically turn on, press the Power button.

NOTE: The printer may go through a warm-up period of up to two minutes. Lights may flash and the carriage may move. Wait until this warm-up period is complete before going to the next step.

8. If the Power light is on steady, print a self-test page as done in Step one.

If the Power light is not on steady and the carriage is still in a stalled position, proceed to the next step.

Step three: Plug the printer directly into a wall outlet

Verify that the printer is properly connected to a suitable power source by following the instructions below.
1. Verify that the computer and the printer have a three-prong power plug.
2. Remove the printer cable from any power strips or surge suppressors, and plug it directly into a grounded (three-prong) wall outlet.
3. Try the print job again to see if this step resolved the issue.

NOTE: If the printer prints when plugged directly into a wall outlet while disconnected from any power strips or surge suppressors, the power strip or surge suppressor may not be allowing sufficient voltage to reach the product.

4. If this did not resolve the issue, proceed to the next step.

Step four: Service the product

If you have completed all of the steps listed above and are still experiencing a problem, service your product.hope this helps

Jan 05, 2009 | HP Office Equipment & Supplies

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Carriage Jam


Step one: Print a self-test report Follow the steps below:
  1. Press the Power button to turn on the product.
  2. Press Setup on the product control panel.
  3. Press the right arrow button until Print Report displays on the control panel display, and then press OK . The self-test report prints.
  4. Analyze the results:
    • If the product prints a self-test report, there is no need to follow the remaining steps, because the error message might be false. Try to print something from the computer.
    • If the product does not print a self-test report, proceed to the next step.
Step two: Clear the paper path Follow the steps below to clear the product of any jammed paper.
  1. Make sure the product is on, and then disconnect the power cord and the USB or Ethernet cable from the back of the product. Do not reconnect them until instructed to later. NOTE: Make sure the product is on before disconnecting the power cord. Failure to disconnect the power cord from the product can cause damage when removing jammed paper.
  2. Open the top access door by lifting from the front center of the product until the door locks into place. Figure 1: Opening the top access door c00786115.gif
  3. Note where the carriage is stuck and look for jammed paper. NOTE: The carriage is the device that contains the printhead and moves left to right during printing. A paper jam can cause the error message and the carriage stall. Paper might be jammed in different locations and might cause the carriage to be stuck in the middle of the product or on the right or left side.
  4. Remove any jammed paper. NOTE: Do not use any tools or other devices to remove jammed paper. Always use caution when removing jammed paper from inside the product. Follow these instructions if the carriage is stuck on the right side or the left side of the product:
    1. Check for and remove any paper or object that might be restricting the carriage.
    2. Manually move the carriage to the opposite side of the product.
    3. Check the paper path all the way to the side on which the carriage was initially stuck. Remove any paper along the path.
    Follow these instructions if the carriage is stuck in the middle of the product:
    1. Check for and remove any paper or object that might be restricting the carriage.
    2. Manually move the carriage all the way to the left side of the product.
    3. Check the paper path all the way to the right side and remove any paper along the path.
    4. Manually move the carriage all the way to the right side of the product.
    5. Check the paper path all the way to the left side and remove any paper along the path.
  5. Remove the rear access door or duplexer (if installed) from the back of the product. To remove, press in the tabs on the left and right side, and pull it away from the product.
  6. Check for and remove any paper still in the product.
  7. Replace the rear access door or duplexer, and then close the top access door.
  8. Reconnect only the power cord (do not connect the USB or Ethernet cables at this time). If the product does not automatically turn on, press the Power button. NOTE: The product might go through a warm-up period of up to two minutes. Lights might flash and the carriage might move. Wait until the warm-up period is complete before going to the next step.
  9. Check the power light.
    • If the power light is on, reconnect the USB or Ethernet cable to the product, and then print a self-test report as done in Step one.
    • If the power light is blinking or not on and the carriage is still stuck, reconnect the USB or Ethernet cable to the product, and then proceed to Step three.
Step three: Plug the All-in-One directly into a wall outlet Use these steps to make sure the product is properly connected to a suitable power source.
  1. Make sure the computer and the product have a three-prong power plug.
  2. Remove the product power cord from any power strips or surge suppressors, and then plug it directly into a grounded wall outlet.
  3. Try the print job again to see if this step resolved the issue. NOTE: If the product prints when plugged directly into a wall outlet while disconnected from any power strips or surge suppressors, the power strip or surge suppressor might not be allowing sufficient voltage to reach the product. If this did not resolve the issue, proceed to the next step.
Step four: Service the All-in-One If you have completed all the steps listed above and are still experiencing a problem, service the product.

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Olivetti Lettera 22 - carriage jammed


THERE IS A CARRIAGE LOCK ON THE MACHINE IF I REMEMBER RIGHT IT'S SO THE CARRIAGE DOSENT MOVE WHEN IT IN THE CARRING CASE. LOOK ON THE LEFT AND RIGHT END OF THE CARRIAGE JUST BELOW THE PLATEN KNOBS OR IT MAYBE A LEVER ON THE SIDE OF THE KEYBOARD

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Sharp ux b700


check carriage home postion sensor(often in your left hand near left end of the machine-check for a broken connector and reconnect it-check for droped object or dirty in the sensor.

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Mp370


The carriage uses a code strip to keep track of its location. This is a very thin and very fragile strip of plastic material behind the carriage. If the code strip becomes dirty with dust or ink overspray, the carriage sensor can't read the code bars, and the printer shows a carriage jam error. This is the most common reason for this error. Very carefully clean the code strip with a clean lint-free cloth (I don't recommend paper towels) with isopropyl or denatured alcohol. You can use a q-tip also. Gently rub the code strip front and back with the alcohol-soaked cloth along the entire length, being careful not to pull the strip since the ends can easily tear. If this does not clear the error, there may be dust or dirt clogging the carriage sensor itself.

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