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Paper jams Sometimes the paper jams in the rear of the printer. The only way to unjam is to open the rear door and pick at the paer with a tweezers, shredding it. This is very tedious. I see no other way to get at it. Did Dell (or Lexmark) really design a printer with no access to a jam?

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Re: Paper jams

Actually, was an unintended feature(just kidding) I work on these all the time, and you might find that removing the bottom tray helps a bit to release the lower tension, when you open the rear door.

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Sometimes you have to open up the machine as much as possible, without removing hardware, to expose the inside. Shine a bright light inside to locate the jammed paper and use a suitable tool such as tweezers to pick it out piece by piece.

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first of all try to clean trays picked up rollers and also look for a piece op paper or something else in internal paper path

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. Jammed paper message stops printing but no

WHen this happens is because there is some residue of a piece of paper inside the rollers.

Make sure to check all the rollers by opening the doors that give access to the unjammed papers.

Try powering off and on the printer to see if it fixes the jam message.

Buy check the rollers from all the opening doors available.

You might also use compressed air to clean it.

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when you open the side door and look into the machine look down to where the paper comes up from the paper trays there is a small finger sensor there that sometimes get paper stuck in it if the paper was pulled from beneath. as long pair of tweezers should get it out or you can get a piece of heavier paper and feed it up from the side door at the bottom and it may dislodge the paper or make it more noticable be careful as sometimes the sensor can be knocked out of place>>>Good luck A

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I have a paper jam 071-100 and cannot find it. I have no manual and I need help.

  1. Turn off the printer.
  2. Remove any paper trays. Inspect them for wrinkled or damaged paper.
  3. Also open the back cover of the printer if this model has one.
  4. Open any other doors that give access to the printer's paper path and to the toner or ink cartridge.
  5. If necessary, remove the toner or ink cartridge. Place it away from light/ sun light to avoid damaging it.
  6. If you find a piece of jammed paper, remove it by holding it with both hands and pulling firmly. The goal is to keep the paper from tearing. If several pieces are jammed together, try pulling out the middle piece first to loosen the jam.
  7. If the paper does tear, try rotating the roller gears manually to free the paper. Don't force anything, though. Do this step especially if the jam message comes up repeatedly without any obvious paper jam, there may be a small tear of paper inside.
  8. Ones the printer is free of paper Replace the toner or ink cartridge and paper trays, close any doors you opened and turn the printer back on.
  9. If the printer paper jam message still appears, then there is still some paper in the printer. Reinspect the paper path.
  10. see alternative if the problem is still not solved.

alternative :
Load a piece of thick paper, for example photo paper and press the resume button (may be diffrent button on diffrent models) a few times to the printer picks up the paper and puts it through the machine.

if the problem remains you will most likely have to take the machine apart to find the paper or unjam one or two of the paper path sensor switches that may have become stuck.

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Turn of the printer, and do not close any of the tray or doors before all of the jams are cleared.
1). remove the paper from paper tray, removed the tray and remove the jams.
2).open the front cover and removed the toner cartidge assembly, remove any jams in this area, and behid the toner cartridge asembly.
3).left the flap at the front of the printer adn remove any jams heneath the lap.
4).Open the rear exit and remove any james.
close all covers and reinsert the paper tray and turn on the printer.

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Check the path path by pulling out the cartidge/ drum unit, the tray(s), and check the fuser(hot, turn off the printer and let it cool!) in the rear of the printer there is an access door(green/ blue tabs show where to open and look:).   If your still showing jams sometimes a sensor (small black arm) is dirty (blow with compressed air), out of place, snagged, or faulty. 
 Blow compressed air around the arms and look at the sensor arms. They should be able to move freely. (paper can get torn and wrapped around the sensor arm causing a fault: tweezers and patience) 
Turn on the printer and see if that works for ya.    
The only other jams come from the feed tires not being able to pick up the paper or the resist pad/roller being worn out and letting two sheets or more in at once (but this doesnt sound like your problem).     
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Hp 4100 paper is jammed between rollers the back panel should come off? and then how do I get fuser out to unjam paper

Hi Jacque,
I gather the paper has got into the fuser and cannot get into the output bin. Few things...
1. Clean output rollers. Are rollers moving?
2. Check gears on the fuser unit. Any broken or worn gears?
3. Check default paper size setting in printer, paper size setting on tray, paper size setting in printer driver and document page.
4. Leave the back door open. Does the printer still jams? If it does, see it could be paper pick up problem. Use different trays or the manual feed. Also the fuser unit could be the problem.
5. All else fails, replace the output assembly.


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