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Printer Paper light flashing constantly. Printing impossible and no jam. Powered down, reset, reboot, etc....and still nothing.

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One of two things.
1. When the jam occured there may have been a small piece of paper torn off on a sensor.
2. And I think this is more likley. One of the sensor actuators has fallen off or is stuck causing the sensor to think there is still paper in the machine.
Take your time and examine the paper path carefully.
The actuators are black plastic pieces about an inch long hanging down into the paper path.

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