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Carriage jam Everytime I hit print, the printer carraige goes back and forth several times making a horrible noise. It sounds like it is going to blow up or something. Then the printer screen says it has a carriage jam. I lift the lid and shut it, and it prints. Then when it is done printing it still says it has a carriage jam. I have looked to make sure there is nothing in the way of the carriage and I can't find anything. Can anyone make a suggestion? It would be very appreciated. Laura Allen

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Re: Carriage jam

My wife had replaced bith ink cartridges and the carriage was also jammed! what she did was helped the cartridge carrier up some and it finally clicked in!!

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Your video is not working. I can only assume your problem is in the print carriage. Does it move back and forth when you first turn the printer on? If not, the carriage may be jammed or its belt drive jammed.

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There is little or no value in older printers.
However the unit has gots its positioning confused.
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If you've already done that. While the printer is turned on, unplug the power cord from the back. Close the access door. And then plug it back in.
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here are some solutions for your carriage jam error.

1. Clear any jam...remove loose paper.
2.Clear the jam from the back of the printer
turn off the printer...remove the rear access door..
pull the paper out of the roller and return the rear access door.
3. Clear the paper jam from the front of the printer..while printer is the carriage access door..
disconnect the power cable from the back.. remove the paper output tray.
look inside the product..check for torn papers..gently pull out the paper fromthe roller...return the paper output tray and the carriage access door. plugthe power corn and turn on..
4. Make sure the carriages move freely...while the printer is on.. open the carriageaccess door.
disconnect the power cord from the back..remove the paper output tray...lookinside if the carriage is stuck and if there is no papers or object that restrictthe carriage to move..return the output tray.. return the carriage accessdoor...
And lastly after doing this steps try to reset the printer and try to print..

To reset the the power button to turn on theprinter..disconnect the power cord from the product..disconnect the power cordfrom the wall outlet.. wait for 15 seconds.. plug the power cord to the wallsocket....plug the power cord at the back of the printer.. press the power onof the printer.. try to print the test page...
Good luck! hope this solve the problem

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Hello there
You may not see a paper jam.

This may work for you, it has worked for many here I given this advice so gave it a try it could work for you. Generally when this happens, something has fallen into the printer, or a piece of paper has been jammed in there.

First step, remove the ink cartridge, and turn the printer upside down and gently shake it, see if anything comes out.

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That is where you'll find the print head assembly parked on top of it.
It also has an electrical pump to milk the print heads and test for ink flow.

So clean all under where the heads are parked and on IP6600D models you can take out the heads just by clipping them out, and then clean well.

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I FIXED MINE YES... open your thing.. and look,... do you notice..
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pop that thing like add force to push it back...
boo ya. :) and their you go...
this problem annoyed me for a month. and i went through numerous hp printers too.
but, just...... really open your eyes and try to find out whatsup..

:) woot woot woot imma print stuff now.

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