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Printer cover open message. How do i open the printer? thanks

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Chucked mine outa the window and it works better than it did before. xDD

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Hello rtbris182,

The "back cover open" message is usually caused by a paper jam inside the printer.
Follow these steps to rectify the problem.

1. Unplug the power to the printer.
2. Open the back and front cover.
3. Remove the drum and toner, this may be difficult because it may be stuck; don't be afraid to pull hard, you wont break anything.
4. Check for any foreign objects, most likely a peice of paper.
5. Reinstall the drum and toner.
6. Make sure to close the front and back covers.
7. Turn the power back on.

If the message stays after all this, there may be a sensor not working.



Mar 25, 2010 | Brother MFC-7820N Printer

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I am getting a System Error E021, what does this mean?

In my home office this error message came up, E021. I opened the Printer cover, closed it, unplugged and replugged and got a Paper Jam message. I removed the paper jam and did the cover/plug routine. Now I have a message CHECK PRINTER OPEN AND CLOSE COVER. But I can't find anything wrong! I have been searcing for an explanation of the error message online, but haven't found that either. my printer may be infested by aliens.
The best advice I can give is to reseat the various parts (drum and toners).


Aug 17, 2009 | Canon imageCLASS MF8170C All-In-One Laser...

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Network Printer 12 paper jam

In order for a jam message to reset to READY, the printer logic is looking for an "06 COVER OPEN" message. The top cover of the machine must be opened to clear the jam message. If the top cover interlock switch is stuck closed, the printer logic never clears the jam message, even after all the paper has been removed. The printer appears hung with the paper jam message and can only be made READY by powering the printer Off and back On.

Jun 16, 2009 | IBM Network Printer 12 Laser

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Getting the inner cover is open message when it is closed

i think you could not adjust printer cover we get many time this type of message in practs. becuse printer sencer are attached in cover and paper fedder and another parts. while they are not connec between them . they bring that type message.....thanks

Jun 16, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP530 All-In-One InkJet...

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Message says that door is open or missing print cartridge

many printer cartage /tray/cover/ and paper are connected with sencer.while one of them are not connect .printer show this you should open all out of cover of printer. then blo w air by air blower, then it can be work. in practic we do this, in our workshope. thanks

Jun 13, 2009 | HP LaserJet 1020 Printer

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Black ink cartridge doesn't work.

Have you tried
  1. Taking out all the cartridges
  2. Power down the power
  3. Power up the printer
  4. Open the scanner Cover
  5. Close the scanner cover
  6. Message will ask you to put the ink.
  7. Put in Black
  8. Close scanner cover
  9. It may ask you whether the Black is being changed.
  10. Open the cover.
  11. Install Cyan.
  12. Repeat step 8-10 for the rest of the 2 colours.
  13. It should resolve the Black ink empty message.
Let us know if this works.

Thank you.

Dec 11, 2008 | Brother DCP-110C All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Cover open message error

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Sep 21, 2008 | Lexmark X3470 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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The scanner cover is closed, however I get an error message saying it's open. The unit will not print, copy or scan

I just changed the cartridges, however I get an error message saying " Cover open / close cover / change cartridge " error . The unit will not print, copy or scan. Any suggestions? Thanks

Jul 07, 2008 | Lexmark Pro X125 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Error mesage

No solution, but I have the same problem. THe printer starts up fine, I hear no grinding noises or other "funny" nioses, and then displays no error message... UNTIL I ask it to print. Then I get a message that says, "Pls (please) Open Cover".

I open the cover and it says "Please Close Cover".

I close the cover and it says, "Please Open Cover"

and this happens forever!

Does anyone have any ideas? Can anyone help me?


Mar 05, 2008 | Brother MFC-8440 All-In-One Laser Printer

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Printer cover open error message

I had that problem too.

Unplug the printer.
Hold the printer cover open while you plug in the printer.
Then wait for the printer to power on while still holding the cover open.
Then close the cover.
The buttons should work and th error message should be gone.

It worked for me.

Nov 01, 2007 | Lexmark X2250 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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