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HP IIIp prints extra blank pages

Originally worked fine. Recently when printing documents with more than one page, prints 1 or more blank pages between the printed pages. At the end of the document prints several blank pages, sometimes enough to empy the paper tray. When printing a document with only 1 page, works fine--no extra blank pages.

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  • shamblin Jan 28, 2008

    Thanks jaylex. I do not get the problem with the manual feed, however the extra pages are actually fed through, not simply going along for a ride with the printed sheet. The printer will actually feed sheets (one at a time) until the bottom tray is empty. My model has a rubber pad at the front of the cassette under the paper stack, and it is 15 years old so very likely worn. Do you still believe this is the root of the problem?

  • Anonymous May 06, 2008

    When printing more than one page on tabloid, it prints 1 or 2 pages, then it prints out a few blanks. After thats done it starts to print 2 or 3 and blanks.. so on and on...

  • JcGilmour Apr 16, 2009

    Prints many blank pages when printing multi page documents using the lower caset tray.  Very anoying.


    John

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    HP F380 PRINTING BLANK pages

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    ALL PRINTED PAGES HAVE PINK TINT.
    MONOCHROME WITH PINK TINT BOX NOT CHECKED.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    extra unwanted print on the page

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    I print but the paper just runs thru with no printing except at the bottom of the page it has the small heading of whats being printed. otherwise a blank page

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    takes in extra paper after printing

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HI there make sure that the paper tray guides are fully against the paper also try sending the job through the manual feed to see if you get the same problem. If you do not then it maybe that the paper cassette separation pad is worn and will need replacing. If your model has no rubber pad at the front of the cassette then you will have a metal hold over one corner of the paper make sure that when the paper lifts that the paper sits under the silver (Dog Ear) as this acts as a separator.

Hope this helps
Thanks J

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