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When printing before it clicks loudly then picks up the paper to print, the clicking continues till the printing is done.

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Here's what I posted in regards to my CLP 300 which had the same problem. Might be the same thing??...
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Mine did this after I replaced a toner cartridge (the round ones). Here's what causes the loud clicking:
Some (most?) replacement ink cartridges have a little square chip -- like a mini circuit board -- on them which gives the printer information about how full they are. This is located on the insertion end, right next to the round black thing with the little gears on it.
For the cartridge to go in all the way, and allow the gears to properly "seat," the square "circuit board" needs to "float" just a little on the spongy thing it's attached to. So when you push the cartridge in FIRMLY, the gears seat, and the "circuit board" will end up getting pushed in about 1/16 of an inch.
I think what happens in some cases (at least with mine) is some cheap replacement cartridges don't let the "circuit board" push in at all, which means the gears don't quite seat properly, and, as they are trying to connect on the printer's gear receivers, they are constantly connecting and disconnecting, causing that loud clicking noise.
On one cartridge just pushing in the "circuit board" really hard freed it up and allowed it to "float" (be pushed in little when the cartridge was then inserted). In another case, I ended up getting a butterknife and prying off the circuit board (breaking the plastic or glue seal that was holding it) then setting back in, on top of the little spongy sticky thing it's supposed to float on.
In both cases, the cartridges were then able to go in all the way, and the clicking noise stopped.
Hope this helps!
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Posted on Aug 06, 2008

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SOURCE: Loud clicking sound

We had the same problem, with a slightly different solution... it turned out in our case that the new toner cartridge's internal drum was too stiff, so the printer was trying to turn the toner spindle and failing, resulting in the clicking noise. Our solution was to manually turn the black center gear by hand a few times, and in doing so loosen the drum up a little, so that the printer could turn it. We put it back into the printer, and voila! No more clicking noise.
Thanks to whitehorse1 for his (or her) solution... though it wasn't the exact same problem for us, it was what put us on the right track. :)

Posted on Oct 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Why Samsung CLP-300 Printer making annoying/loud clicking noises?

So try to get the black toner cartridge out of the Machine. On zhe backside of the Cardridge is a gear. Try to turn the gear, maybe the Toner inside is clump together. When you can turn it very easy in both directions it's fine.

Posted on Oct 19, 2009

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SOURCE: Printer making loud clicking/clunking sounds

Sounds like the problem I had where the plastic gears that drive the roller on one of the the toner cartidges are broken.

Your gunna have to take it to a repair shop or send it back where ever you got it. If they won't take it might still be under Samsung's warranty.

Posted on Feb 17, 2010

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SOURCE: Not picking up paper

Most new printers and copiers will attempt to feed paper several times before failing and giving a jam condition. It sounds like that is what is happening to your printer.

Your tray rollers may be dirty. Remove the tray and use a clean cloth with mild detergent to clean the rubber rollers. Do not use alcohol this will dry the rollers out. If problem continues replace the tray rollers.

Posted on May 18, 2010

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HP Officejet 4500 (G510) Series and 4500 (K710) Series All-in-One Printers - The All-in-One Does Not Pick Up or Feed Paper Issue The product does not pick up or feed paper from the paper tray. How to use the solutions in this document To resolve the issue, try each solution in this document in the order presented. c01733891.gif IMPORTANT : Each time you try a solution, try to print a self-test report to determine if the hardware is functioning correctly. To print a self-test report, use the steps in the following table. How to print a self-test report
  1. Load plain, white paper in the paper tray.
  2. Press and hold the Cancel button (c01235250.gif ) on the product control panel.
  3. While holding the Cancel button (c01235250.gif ), press the OK button (c01961874.gif ). The self-test report prints.

NOTE: Refer back to the steps in this table after attempting each solution. Solution one: Reset the All-in-One
  1. Disconnect the power cord from the back of the product.
  2. Wait 30 seconds.
  3. Reconnect the power cord to the back of the product.
  4. Press the Power button (c01602202.gif ) to turn on the product.
  5. Try to print a self-test report. See the steps on how to print a self-test report at the top of this document.
  • If these steps resolved the issue , and the test page prints , there is no need to continue troubleshooting.
  • If the issue persists , continue with the next solution.
  • If the test page does not print , continue with the next solution.
Solution two: Check the paper The condition of the paper or the amount of paper loaded might prevent the rollers from picking it up and feeding it through the product. Use the following steps to check the paper in the input tray.
  1. Remove any wrinkled or damaged paper from the input tray.
  2. Make sure that all the paper is the same size and type.
  3. Tap the stack of paper on a flat surface to align the edges.
  4. Make sure that the stack of paper contains from 10 to 25 sheets of paper.
    NOTE: Do not overload the input tray. Make sure the stack of paper is shorter than the top of the paper width guide.
  5. Insert the stack of paper into the product, and then gently push the paper width guide snugly against the paper. Figure 1: Load paper c01970609.gif 1 - Load paper 2 - Adjust the paper width guide Illustration of loading paper and adjusting the paper width guide
  6. Try to print a self-test report. See the steps on how to print a self-test report at the top of this document.
  • If these steps resolved the issue , and the test page prints , there is no need to continue troubleshooting.
  • If the issue persists , continue with the next solution.
  • If the test page does not print , continue with the next solution.
Solution three: Check the print settings The paper settings in the print driver must match the paper size and type loaded in the product. Use the following instructions to adjust the paper settings.
  1. In the software program you are printing from, click File .
  2. Click Print , and then click Setup , Properties , or Preferences .
    NOTE: The specific options might vary depending on the software program.
  3. Click the Features tab.
  4. In the Basic Options pane, select More from the Paper sizes drop-down list.
  5. Select the size of paper loaded in the product, and then click OK .
  6. In the Basic Options pane, select More from the Paper type drop-down list.
  7. Select the type of paper that you loaded, and then click OK .
    NOTE: These changes do not change the default print settings. The print settings revert to the default settings the next time you open the program.
  8. Change any other print settings necessary, and then click OK .
  9. Click OK to print.
  10. Try to print a self-test report. See the steps on how to print a self-test report at the top of this document.
  • If these steps resolved the issue , and the test page prints , there is no need to continue troubleshooting.
  • If the issue persists , continue with the next solution.
  • If the test page does not print , continue with the next solution.
Solution four: Clean the rollers Follow these steps to clean the rear rollers and the pick rollers on the HP product. Step One: Clean the rear rollers
  1. Press the Power button (c01602202.gif ) to turn off the product.
  2. Disconnect the power cord from the rear of the product.
  3. Remove the rear access door. Press in the tab on the left side of the door, and then pull the door away from the product. Figure 2: Remove the rear access door c01961876.gif Remove the rear access door
  4. Lightly moisten a lint-free cloth with distilled or bottled water, and then wipe the paper rollers. Rotate the rollers with your fingers to clean all the way around. Figure 3: Clean the rollers c00246512.jpg Graphic: Showing paper rollers
  5. Make sure that the paper feed rollers on the rear access door are clean, free of paper bits, and rotate freely. Figure 4: Access door rollers c01590938.gif Access door rollers
  6. Allow the rollers to dry completely.
  7. Reattach the rear access door. Push the door forward until it snaps into place.
Step two: Clean the pick roller
  1. Remove any paper from the paper tray.
  2. Remove the rear access door. Press in the tab on the left side of the door, and then pull the door away from the product. Figure 5: Remove the rear access door c01961876.gif Remove the rear access door Figure 6: Rear rollers and location of pick roller c01976220.gif Image: Rear rollers and location of pick roller
  3. Lightly moisten a lint-free cloth with distilled or bottled water, and then wipe the pick roller. Rotate the pick roller upward with your fingers to clean all the way around. Figure 7: Pick roller c01975068.gif Image: Pick roller in the product
  4. Make sure that the pick roller and the rollers around it are clean, free of paper bits, and rotate freely.
  5. Allow the pick roller to dry completely.
  6. Reattach the rear access door. Push the door forward until it snaps into place.
  7. Load the tray with plain white paper.
  8. Reconnect the power cord to the rear of the product.
  9. Press the Power button (c01602202.gif ) to turn on the product.
  10. Try to print a self-test report. See the steps on how to print a self-test report at the top of this document.
  • If these steps resolved the issue , and the test page prints , there is no need to continue troubleshooting.
  • If the issue persists , continue with the next solution.
  • If the test page does not print , continue with the next solution.
Solution five: Service the All-in-One

Mar 06, 2013 | HP Officejet 4500 All-in-One Printer G510G

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The paper is not getting in the printer whenever the command is given HP - 4255 all in one


Product Does Not Pick Up or Feed Paper:
Solution Step one: Reset the product
  1. Without turning the product off, remove the power cord from the back of the product.
  2. Wait 30 seconds and then plug the power cord into the back of the product.
  3. If the product is not already on, use the On button to turn it on.
Step two: Check the condition of the paper and reload it
  1. Replace any paper that is ripped, dusty, curled, wrinkled, or bent. NOTE: Use only plain, white, unused paper in the product until the issue is resolved.
  2. Make sure that all the paper is the same size and type. Because only one type of paper can be used in the product at a time, paper types should never be mixed.
  3. Tap the stack of paper on a flat surface to align the edges.
  4. Make sure that the stack of paper to be loaded in the product contains no fewer than 10 and no more than 25 sheets of paper. NOTE: Do not load too much paper in the product.
  5. Insert the stack of paper into the product and gently push the paper guides snugly against the paper. Make sure that the paper is completely inserted into the product and can be picked up by the paper rollers.
  6. Try printing again. If the issue is not resolved, try loading different brands of paper and different types of paper, one type at a time, into the product and then try printing again. If the issue persists, continue with the next step.
Step three: Adjust the paper settings in the print driver The paper settings in the print driver must match the paper settings for at least one of the installed paper trays.
  1. Open a document in the program being used to print.
  2. Click File , click Print , and then click Properties . The product Properties dialog box appears.
  3. Click the Paper/Quality tab.
  4. Choose the appropriate paper size from the Size is drop-down menu.
  5. Choose the appropriate paper type from the Type is drop-down menu.
  6. Click OK and then click OK again to print the document..
  7. If the issue is not resolved, continue with the next step.
    Step four: Clean the rollers
    1. Turn off the product and unplug the power cord.
    2. Open the access door to gain access to the rollers. Depending on the model, this is usually the rear access door. See the product user guide for information about locating the rollers.
    3. Clean the rubber rollers with a lint-free cloth, lightly moistened with water.
      4. Make sure that any paper rollers that rest on the input tray, which are located behind the back rollers, are cleaned. A clean cotton swab, lightly moistened with water, might be necessary to reach these rollers.
      5.Close the access door and plug in the power cord. 6.Try printing again. If the issue is not resolved, continue to the next step.

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I have hp 1280 A3 Inkjet printer . When I give print it pick up paper and out the blank paper without printing . a4 printing is ok. But A3 Is majour problem


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HP officejet wireless 6500 printer won't print


Yes I will tell you why Kodak photo paper is a little thicker in size and you should not get this same error message if you use hp photo paper or regular photo paper.See of this helps.....

Issue The Out of Paper message appears on the computer and the product stops picking up or feeding paper. Solution Step one: Reset the product
  1. Without turning the product off, remove the power cord from the back of the product.
  2. Wait 30 seconds and then plug the power cord into the back of the product.
  3. If the product is not already on, use the On button to turn it on.
Step two: Check the condition of the paper and reload it
  1. Replace any paper that is ripped, dusty, curled, wrinkled, or bent.
  2. Make sure that all the paper is the same size and type. Because only one type of paper can be used in the product at a time, paper types should never be mixed.
  3. Tap the stack of paper on a flat surface to align the edges.
  4. Make sure that the stack of paper to be loaded in the product contains no fewer than 10 and no more than 25 sheets of paper.
    NOTE: Do not load too much paper in the product.
  5. Insert the stack of paper into the product and gently push the paper guides snugly against the paper. Make sure that the paper is completely inserted into the product and can be picked up by the paper rollers.
  6. Try printing again. If the issue is not resolved, try loading different brands of paper and different types of paper, one type at a time, into the product and then try printing again.If the issue persists, continue with the next step.
Step three: Adjust the paper settings in the print driver The paper settings in the print driver must match the paper settings for at least one of the installed paper trays.
  1. Open a document in the program being used to print.
  2. Click File , click Print , and then click Properties . The product Properties dialog box appears.
  3. Click the Paper/Quality tab.
  4. Choose the appropriate paper size from the Size is drop-down menu.
  5. Choose the appropriate paper type from the Type is drop-down menu.
  6. Click OK and then click OK again to print the document..
  7. If the issue is not resolved, continue with the next step.
Step four: Clean the rollers
  1. Turn off the product and unplug the power cord.
  2. Open the access door to gain access to the rollers. Depending on the model, this is usually the rear access door. See the product user guide for information about locating the rollers.
  3. Clean the rubber rollers with a lint-free cloth, lightly moistened with water.
  4. Make sure that any paper rollers that rest on the input tray, which are located behind the back rollers, are cleaned. A clean cotton swab, lightly moistened with water, might be necessary to reach these rollers.
  5. Close the access door and plug in the power cord.
  6. Try printing again. If the issue is not resolved, continue to the next step.
Step five: Service the product If you have completed all the steps listed above and are still experiencing a problem, service the product. CauseAny of the following issues can cause the error message to appear:
  • The paper trays are empty or overloaded.
  • The paper is curled.
  • The print side, or shiny side, of the paper is not loaded in the input tray face down.
  • The paper might not be engaged with the feed rollers.
  • The paper-width guide is pressed against the paper stack too tightly.
  • The paper tray is not completely inserted into the product.
  • The paper settings in the print driver do not match the paper loaded in the paper tray.
  • The rubber paper-feed rollers are coated with dust.

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When I tryto print 5x7 prints from windows fax viewer my photosmart all in one model C4480 is printing the first 5x7 fine but the second 5x7 also has a small wallet size printed ontop of it


Solution one: Print on heavier paper Try printing on a thicker type of paper. Solution two: Check driver settings If printing on plain paper, make sure the driver settings are set to Plain Paper.
  1. To change the driver settings, click the Properties button in the Print window.
  2. If the Paper Type is not set to Plain paper, click the drop down box and choose More .
  3. Find and click Plain paper , then click OK .
  4. Click OK to return to the Print window and click OK to continue printing.

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Photosmart C6300 pictures are printing very wet and grainy. printer is also very loud - almost as though the parts were scraping and banging.


Sounds like you have the wrong paper setting in your print properties. I would use photo or high bright 24lb paper and set the paper type in your printer properties prior to executing the print job.

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It sounds like the photo paper tray has gone in.Lift the paper tray and pull the blue photo paper tray all the way till it stops. Then push it back in till it clicks into place. Try printing again.
Let me know if it works

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Printing 5x7 invitation


use the mpf tray. go to the machine press menu down arrow untll you get to tray settings. right arrow over till u get to paper type...then down arrow till you see paper size...right arrow again till u see tray 1...down arrow till you see mpf..right arrow till you see letter. Now that you are in the mfp section you can down arrow and you will see serveral selections I would keep it at letter. when you select it an * will appear next to letter. Then select menu and you and the printer is set. Now go to the print option in the program that you are using and when the dialog box to print opens select properties. go to paper quality the mpf should be selected in the tray souce. Now go down and you will see the advance button, click on that you will see Paper/Output make sure it says Paper Size and Letter is selected. Media Type should say Plain 1. If the invitations is on a heavier paper like card stock click the down arrow and select Covers 1 . If your paper is coated like matte finish photo paper select Coated 1. Now click ok. Do a test print and see if you get what you want. If not, let me know.--Deeva

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Out of paper?


i hope this will help you but let me know if it doesnt i will get further into it with you
richard from chicago


http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00786157&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=311255



Issue An 'Out of paper' error message displays on the computer and the product does not pick up or feed paper from the main paper tray. Solution Complete the following steps in the order provided to solve this problem. Step one: Reset the product
  1. While the printer is on, remove the power cord from the back of the printer, wait 30 seconds, and then plug the power cord into the back of the printer.
  2. If the printer is not already on, turn it on by pushing the power button.
  3. Try printing again. If the issue is not resolved, continue to the next section.
Step two: Check the condition of the paper and reload it
  1. Replace any ripped, dusty, wrinkled, or bent paper. If the paper is curled, uncurl it by gently bending it in the opposite direction of the curl or replace the paper. NOTE: Use plain paper in the printer until the issue is resolved.
  2. Make sure that all the paper is the same size and type.
  3. Tap the stack of paper on a flat surface to align the edges.
  4. Load 10 to 25 sheets of paper in the paper tray. NOTE: Do not load too much paper in the printer.
  5. Insert the stack of paper in the paper tray, and then gently push the paper guides snugly against the paper.
  6. Make sure that the paper is pushed all the way into the printer. Use the rear paper guide or your finger to push the paper in until you feel a firm resistance. If the paper is not pushed all the way in, the printer will not be able to pick up the paper. If it is pushed in too far, the printer will pick up multiple sheets of paper, which can result in a paper jam.
  7. Try printing again. If the issue is not resolved, continue to the next section.
Step three: Adjust the paper settings in the print driver
  1. Adjust the paper settings in the print driver. The paper settings in the print driver must match the paper settings for at least one of the installed paper trays.
    1. Open a document in the application in which it was created.
    2. Click File .
    3. Click Print .
    4. Click Properties . The Print Properties dialog box appears.
    5. Click the Paper/Quality tab.
    6. In the Size Is drop-down menu, select the paper size that is loaded in the printer.
    7. In the Type Is drop-down menu, select the type of paper loaded in the printer.
    8. Click OK . NOTE: These changes do not change the default print settings in the application. The print setting will revert to the default print settings the next time you open the application.
  2. On the Print dialog box, click OK to print the document.
  3. Try printing again. If the issue is not resolved, continue to next step.
NOTE: If the issue is resolved and you want to print on another type of paper, change the paper in the printer and repeat Step 2 and Step 3 . Step four: Clean the rollers
  1. Turn off the printer and unplug the power cord.
  2. Open the access door to gain access to the rollers. Depending on the model, this is usually the rear access door. Refer to the product User Guide for information on locating the rollers.
  3. Clean the rubber rollers with a lint-free cloth lightly moistened with water. NOTE: Purified or distilled water is recommended for cleaning the rollers.
  4. Close the access door and plug the power cord in.
  5. Try printing again. If the issue is not resolved, continue to the next step.
Step five: Service the product If you have completed all of the steps listed above and are still experiencing a problem, service the product. Cause Any of the following problems may cause the error message to appear:
  • The paper trays are empty or overloaded.
  • The paper is curled.
  • The paper-width guide is pressed against the paper stack too tightly.
  • The paper tray is not completely inserted into the printer.
  • The paper settings in the print driver do not match the paper loaded in the paper tray.
  • The rear rubber paper feed rollers are coated with dust.

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Loud clicking noise


This is one of the known issues with the HL-5240. This will require a replacement paper tray. Definately the problem if it is more of a clack than a click.

Sep 18, 2007 | Brother HL-5240 Laser Printer

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