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IP4300canon printer printer won't print-message is paper output door is closed but it is not. No paper jam either

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  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2008

    I have the same exact problem. I am guessing it's a faulty switch on the door but I have not been able to find where the switch. Printer won't print at all and I can't find a way around this error.

  • Anonymous Feb 13, 2008

    I also have exactly the same problem!!

  • Anonymous Apr 23, 2008

    I have the same exact problem!!! I manage an Orthodontic office. Do you know how much I use and need this piece of equipment??? I don't have time for this!!!! I've opened and closed the door several times. Turned it on and of. GRRRRRR...

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Yahoo_or mistakenly writes that there are five slots to release. There are, in fact, six, but only four have arrows (two on the side, two in the back). There are two more plastic "locks" (for lack of a better term) that you need to release in order to remove the top cover. Khumbu describes their location in an earlier post (poorly titled "wont print") here: http://www.fixya.com/support/t188220-wont_print

In his article, Khumbu describes two additional release holes on the bottom of the printer, near the front (note that the holes are the second to the front, immediately behind the ones closest to the front); these probably correspond to the "two flat vertical pieces" that yahoo_or mentions above. Be sure to use a long, narrow flat blade (i.e. a standard flathead screwdriver) to push the each tab toward the side of the printer to release each hook.

Once all six "locks" are released, the cover should lift straight off relatively easily.

Putting the cover back on is a little tricky. You need to make sure the control panel is properly seated and that the plastic pieces such as the silver plastic corner with the power button and the other silver plastic corner piece are properly snapped into place. Note that there's also a black plastic USB cover in the back that might come loose because it's not fastened down; make sure it's properly positioned. Carefully lower the cover straight down and make sure the corner pieces and release hooks mentioned earlier are all lined up properly. When everything is properly positioned and seated, the cover should snap back on all around. It may take some fiddling (not the musical kind). Enjoy.

One plus to this adventure was that I found my old soldering pencil. Yippie.

Posted on Apr 06, 2008

  • michael_d793 Aug 07, 2011

    Mazezzj has described this in another post,and I think it needs maximum exposure,so I am repeating it here.To get the two front fasteners loose,put the printer on its back (remove the paper tray first!),with the front of the printer facing you.You will see a pair of wells closest to you,and behind those,there are a couple of L shaped wells.In each well,there are release tangs that must be pressed outward towards the sides of the printer while gently putting separation pressure on the top of the printer on each side.I used a flat bladed screwdriver on each tang,and with the other hand used a second screwdriver to gently wedge the cover open. Carefully turn the printer upright again. You might have to re-loosen the other tangs on the back and sides,but I found it worked like a charm.

  • michael_d793 Aug 07, 2011

    Oops! I meant Khumbu had told how to get the front tangs loose-sorry,Khumbu !

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The problem is that the ridiculously cheap little plastic piece on the door hinge that is supposed to trip the switch that tells the printer that the door is open is either a) broken off or b) no longer aligned so that it pushes the switch all the way. I solved the problem by removing the top cover and gluing the switch open with super glue.

To open the cover, find yourself a small, flat piece of metal (or stiff plastic) about 1/2" wide and a few millimeters thick. (A very flat-bladed screwdriver will do, but I made myself one out of the non-sharp side of a straight-edge razor blade.) Push this into the 5 slots marked with an arrow around the sides and back of the printer (they're toward the bottom of the sides.) Pry up on the cover at the back and then pull straight up on the front. There are two flat vertical pieces that slide into slots at the front that have to come up - they were tough to make come loose, just try not to break them off.

Pick up the electronic control panel that is on the front right of the printer. (You might have to remove the silver piece of plastic at the right front corner. It pulls straight up to remove.) The switch is the little black plastic piece on the left side of the electronic control panel. Push it to the "open" position (opposite the resting position) and glue it in place. Reassemble your printer and voila! no more annoying "door closed" message!

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I looked at the previous posts and got the cover off. Then I tied a string around the lever, pulled it up and tied it up at the top. I love low tech jury rigged solutions. Cheers.

Posted on Aug 20, 2008

Wow... seems like a nice fix.... hey mazessj dont ya think a simple..... Thanks! that worked great..... would be nice?
expecially since your problem is fixed!!!!!!!!! instead you insult 2 others...... Think you need a nice hot cup of manors is in order for you!!!!!!!

Posted on Apr 07, 2008

This solution works! Thank you!

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Device error An internal error occurred in the device. Press (Select) to resume the job. - Door open The printer door is open. The door must be closed before printing can continue. - Engine comm. error The device experienced an internal communication error. This is a warning message only. Job output might be affected. - Invalid driver You are using the incorrect printer driver. Reselect the printer driver appropriate for your device. - Invalid entry Invalid data or response. Correct the entry. - Jam in Cartridge area A paper jam has occurred in the print path. Open the door and clear the jam. Then press the (Select) button on the control panel - Jam in Output bin A paper jam has occurred in the output area. Clear the jam, and then press the (Select) button on the control panel. - Jam in print paper path. A paper jam has occurred in the print path. Open the door and clear the jam. Then press the (Select) button on the control panel. - Jam in tray 2 A paper jam has occurred in Tray 2. Clear the jam, and then press the (Select) button on the control panel. - Jam in tray 3 A paper jam has occurred in Tray 3. Clear the jam, and then press the (Select) button on the control panel - Load paper The HP Color LaserJet 1600 printer is out of paper. Please load specified paper type into the tray indicated. - Load Tray X [TYPE] [SIZE] The printer is processing job, but the tray indicated is empty. Please load specified paper type and size into the tray indicated. - Manual feed The printer is waiting for paper in the tray indicated Load the paper as indicated. - Memory is low The device memory has been almost completely filled. Allow the device to finish the job, or press (Select) to cancel the job. Break the job into smaller jobs that contain fewer pages. - Misprint The printed pages have been incorrectly placed on the paper. To continue, press the (Select) button on the control panel.

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I have a problem. When I turn on my printer, the first symbol from top constantly blinks and it doesn't print anything. How can I solve this issue?


Welcome to FixYa!

If the first symbol on the top is constantly blinking as shown in the picture below, It means that a paper or a foreign object has jammed your printer.

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Jam can occur in 3 areas. Please refer to the image below.
1. Internal Areas
2. Input Trays
3. The Output Bins
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To clear the jam, turn the printer off and disconnect the power cord. Be careful not to tear the paper in case of a paper jam. If a small piece of paper remains in the printer, it could cause additional paper jam.

Let's clear out the Internal Areas first. Push the button to open the print-cartridge door, and then remove the print cartridge. To prevent damage, do not expose the print cartridge to light. Cover it with a piece of paper. Please refer to the image below.

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If jammed paper is visible, grasp it with both hands and slowly pull it out of the printer. Please refer to the image below.
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If no paper was jammed inside the print-cartridge door, open the Output Bin or the back door
of the printer. To avoid damaging the printer, do not attempt to clear a jam in the top output bin by pulling the paper straight out.
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Again, if jammed paper is visible, grasp it with both hands and slowly pull it out of the printer.
If no paper or foreign object is visible, close the back door of the printer.

Next, let's take a look at the Input Tray. (We have already taken out the print cartridge.)
Lift the Tray 1 roller cover, grasp the jammed paper or foreign object, and slowly pull it out of the printer. Please refer to the image below.
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If no jammed paper is or foreign object is visible, open Tray 2 and see if a paper is visible. Again remove it slowly with both hands. Please refer to the image below.
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Close Tray 2.
If no jammed paper is visible in the second tray area, pull down the upper media guide (we have already taken out the print cartridge). With both hands, grasp the jammed paper and slowly pull it out of the printer. Please refer to the image below.
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Close the upper media guide and return back the print cartridge. Please refer to the image below.
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These steps should clear out any jams that you are experiencing.
Connect back the power cord again and turn on your printer. You should be able to print now.

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E, 0, 7
FINE Cartridge is not installed in the correct position

E, 0, 3
Paper Output Tray is closed / Paper jam


Summary
If the Paper Output Tray is closed, open it. The machine resumes printing.


If opening the Paper Output Tray does not resolve the problem, or if the tray was open to begin with, the paper may be jammed. Remove the jammed paper, reload paper properly in the printer, then press the Black or Color button.


E, 0, 3
Paper Output Tray is closed / Paper jam


Summary
If the Paper Output Tray is closed, open it. The machine resumes printing.


If opening the Paper Output Tray does not resolve the problem, or if the tray was open to begin with, the paper may be jammed. Remove the jammed paper, reload paper properly in the printer, then press the Black or Color button.

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E, 0, 3
Paper Output Tray is closed / Paper jam


Summary
If the Paper Output Tray is closed, open it. The machine resumes printing.


If opening the Paper Output Tray does not resolve the problem, or if the tray was open to begin with, the paper may be jammed. Remove the jammed paper, reload paper properly in the printer, then press the Black or Color button.
E, 0, 3
Paper Output Tray is closed / Paper jam


Summary
If the Paper Output Tray is closed, open it. The machine resumes printing.


If opening the Paper Output Tray does not resolve the problem, or if the tray was open to begin with, the paper may be jammed. Remove the jammed paper, reload paper properly in the printer, then press the Black or Color button.
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Summary
If the Paper Output Tray is closed, open it. The machine resumes printing.


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The paper sizes you can use with the duplex printing function are A4, Letter or Legal.

If the paper adjustment lever for duplex printing is not set correctly for the paper size, paper jams may occur and the printing will be out of position on the page.


Open the back output tray.
Use both hands to slowly pull the jammed paper out of the fuser unit.

Close the back output tray.
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Pull the duplex tray and paper tray out of the printer.
Pull the jammed paper out of the printer
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HP Officejet 7200, 7300, and 7400 Series - 'Paper Jam: Clear jam, and then press Enter' Message Displays on the Control Panel Display
Issue
During printing, the paper becomes stuck in the all-in-one and the error message 'Paper Jam: Clear jam, and then press Enter' displays on the control panel display.
Solution
Use the following instructions to clear a paper jam from the product:
Step one: Check for and remove any loose paper from the In tray
Do not try to remove jammed paper from the In tray. First remove any loose paper from the In tray to avoid worsening the jam.
CAUTION: Always try to remove jammed paper from the back of the printer first to avoid mechanical damage.
Step two: Clear the jam from the back of the printer
Follow these instructions to clear jammed paper from the back of the product. If the product is equipped with a two-sided printing accessory, skip to that section.
Remove the rear access door to clear the paper jam

1. Remove the rear access door by pressing the buttons on the side of the door and pulling it toward you.
Figure 1: Removing the rear access door
Rear access door
2. Gently pull the jammed paper out of the rollers.
WARNING: If the paper tears while removing it from the rollers, check the rollers and wheels for torn pieces of paper that might remain inside the product. If all the pieces of paper are not removed from the product, more paper jams might occur.
3. Replace the rear access door. Gently push the door into the all-in-one until it snaps firmly into place.

Remove the two-sided printing accessory to clear the paper jam

1. Remove the two-sided printing accessory by pressing in the buttons on the sides and then pulling the accessory toward you.
Figure 2: Removing the two-sided printing accessory
2. Gently remove any jammed paper.
WARNING: If the paper tears while removing it from the rollers, check the rollers and wheels for torn pieces of paper that might remain inside the accessory. If all the pieces of paper are not removed from the accessory, more paper jams might occur.
3. Press the button on top of the two-sided printing accessory to open the door.
Figure 3: Opening the two-sided printing accessory door
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6. Reinstall the two-sided printing accessory.

Step three: Clear the jam from the automatic document feeder (ADF)

1. Remove the document feeder tray from the product by gently pulling it.
2. Lift the cover of the automatic document feeder by pulling it outward.
Figure 4: Lifting the cover of the automatic document feeder
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3. Gently pull the jammed paper out of the rollers.
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4. Close the cover of the automatic document feeder, and then reattach the document feeder tray.

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1. With the product turned on, open the print cartridge access door. The print carriage might try to move into the access area. If so, allow it to move to that position.
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4. Make sure the print carriage can move freely across the width of the product by gently pushing the carriage to the left and then to the right. Clear any obstructions found.
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Step five: Reload and test the printer
After you have removed the jammed paper, make sure the product is still functioning properly.

1. Reload the product with plain paper.
2. Peform a self-test by pressing and holding the RESUME button on the control panel until the product begins printing. A test page prints.

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If you have completed all the steps listed above and are still experiencing a problem, service the product.

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