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The printer keeps saying that there is a paper jam, but there is no paper jam! I disconnected it, fiddled with the encoder strip, plugged back in .. still same message.

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  • facbama Nov 12, 2009

    Thanks! I will try that tomorrow! Right now I am just totally frustrated with it!

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Try opening up the back of the printer, usually paper jams are visible from the front when you open up your printer, but on some rare occaisions the paper can be stuck between rolling pins and to see that you must open the back of it by where the power cord is

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I have a Brother MFC 420cn and it keep saying paper jam and there is no paper jam help please


->Clear any loose paper from the paper tray. This will help you locate the jam. You will find it either in front, near the paper tray, or in the rear.

->To clear a paper jam near the paper tray, grip the paper and pull it firmly but gently from the printer. If you find a stack of papers jammed, grab from the middle of the stack and pull.

->For a rear jam, remove the back of the printer. When you find a free edge on the paper, grip it firmly and pull it out.

->Replace the back cover. Press the "Resume" button or turn off the printer, and then turn it back on. Your settings should reset.

->Try printing another document

If you need any technical help on printer then you can reach at http://www.vtechsquad.com/

Feb 25, 2013 | Brother MFC 420CN All-In-One InkJet...

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There is no paper jam but its saying paper jam f4100


Hello! Welcome to FixYa

Actually you are facing E3 error, E3 error is mostly because of paper jam. their may be small bit paper jam in side
There are some "micro-sensors" that detect a paper jam. There will be tiny piece of paper, or a lump of dust, inside those sensors, thus "tripping" the sensor and saying you paper jam.

To solve it
Open printer cover and check to make sure no paper or foreign objects obstructing the printer feeder

If you become sure that now really there is no paper, dust or foreign objects then
Turn the printer off, and disconnect the AC power-cable. Open the printer cover & now give the printer a "blow-job" by compressed air.
If still problem exist then best & final option is to just contact to any HP service provider.

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Mar 20, 2011 | HP Deskjet F4100 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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My cannon MP160 pixma keeps telling me there is a paper jam when there is no paper in it, it will copy and give me color tests printed out but if i try to print a doc. It says E# paper jam


Hello thanks for using fixya

Actually you are facing E3 error, E3 error is mostly because of paper jam. their may be small bit paper jam in side
There are some "micro-sensors" that detect a paper jam. There will be tiny piece of paper, or a lump of dust, inside those sensors, thus "tripping" the sensor and saying you paper jam.

To solve it
Open printer cover and check to make sure no paper or foreign objects obstructing the printer feeder

If you become sure that now really there is no paper, dust or foreign objects then
Turn the printer off, and disconnect the AC power-cable. Open the printer cover & now give the printer a "blow-job" by compressed air.
If still problem exist then best & final option is to just contact to any Canon service provider.

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Feb 07, 2011 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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Keep getting an error that says paper jam. can


Dell P703w Printer
Keep getting an error that says paper jam

May 02, 2010 | Dell P703w Printer

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Non-existent paper jam


There is almost certainly an optical sensor somewhere that either has a tiny bit of paper or dust in it. Try blowing dust out of the insides of the printer with a shop vac set to blow air out. Also try disconnecting/reconnecting the optical sensors throughout the paper path of the printer. Only do these things with the printer disconnected from everything.

Nov 01, 2009 | Dell 924 All-in-One InkJet Printer

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My printer keeps saying there is a paper jam. But


If the printer is sensing a paper jam, then there is either a small piece of paper jammed under a sensor, or the sensor is falsely reporting a jam.

If you cannot find the sliver of paper, I suggest that you contact Canon Technical Support or take the printer to an authorized repair shop.

Don

Oct 17, 2009 | Canon Office Equipment & Supplies

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Says Paper Jam but ther is no paper jam


It appear from here that the exit sensor may be dirty and you can use canned air and blow it out.

You may also be missing the paper out sensor that is located at the bottom of the printer oposite of the paper tray when you pull it out. When the flag arm has fallin out, it will give a false paper jam error when the last sheet has printed from the tray, not knowing or detecting that the tray is now empty.

Jul 02, 2009 | HP LaserJet 4 plus Printer

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Paper Jam - NOT


No you can't disconnect the sensor to continue printing.
Try opening the front and right doors and then close them.
Switch off and on again after 5 seconds.
If jam B still there, possible causes may be:
Exit sensor defective;
Exit sensor lever stucked;
Check the registration sensor/lever;
Rotate the registration roller with your hand slowly - there may be a piece of paper keeping the registartion sensor On.

Good luck and please rate me, thanks.

Jan 16, 2009 | Gestetner DSm620d All-In-One Laser Printer

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Canon MX300 Paper Jam


I have the same problem - every time I turn on my printer now, the alarm signal shows up with "Paper jam" but when I check for jammed paper, there is none. So I think there's something faulty with the printer. Is there any way to reset it? I've looked everywhere but can't find it.

Jan 16, 2009 | Canon MX300 Office All-In-One Printer

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