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Loud grinding noice before starting to print

My PSC1210 often makes a loud grinding noice as if there is something jammed, whenever I power it up or when I try to print. Printing still seems to work, just annoyed with this loud sound whenever I try to print.

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Re: Loud grinding noice before starting to print

Mine makes a grinding noise when scanning or making copies. As long as everything is working, I just tolerate the noise in which the rest of the staff find amusing at first and then ignore it as I do.

Posted on Feb 09, 2008

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  1. Turn off the printer.
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  3. Also open the back cover of the printer if this model has one.
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  5. If necessary, remove the toner or ink cartridge. Place it away from light/ sun light to avoid damaging it.
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  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.

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