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Jam CAN;T GET RID OF A PHANTOM PAPER JAM

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  • Al Belle Feb 22, 2008

    I've the same phantom paper jam,I can't get it to go away & I can't see where's the paper jam.

  • rcanela Feb 26, 2008

    Hi! I have a psc 750 (HP) and it has had a phantom print jam. I tried cleaning the rollers, unplugging it... and I can't use any other of the functions either because of this message.

  • fjmustak Feb 29, 2008

    My 3930 Jammed twice in a row, I pulled the paper out, and restarted it, but the status in the Printer Control Panel says 'Paper Jam'. I turned it on and off, and unplugged it and plugged it back in to no avail.

  • Anonymous Mar 03, 2008

    Samsung CLP-500 Laser printer keeps showing an error message ''Paper Empty Custom in MP'' even though there is paper in the tray.

    It also indicates a paper jam in the top right hand compartment but I have checked all roller feeds and ther is no paper jammed .

    Any ideas

  • jackwjwang Mar 07, 2008

    I have the same problem.

  • Diddlydi Mar 12, 2008

    As much as every other print job, we get the phantom paper jam message.... and once we restart the machine, it works fine! It is a Kyocera FS 4000DN-help!

  • Samthesham Mar 15, 2008

    Paper jams inside the printer when ever I print in color. I replaced the fuser, but I still have the same problem.

  • nayeem001 Mar 24, 2008

    It says PAPER JAM, but I am positive there isn't any paper jammed anywhere... How do I fix this Brother MFC-8840D??? Please email me Texas83@gmail.com

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2008

    Repeatedly says paper jam. I have checked everythig there is no jam not even a tiny bit.

  • AVDCSG Mar 27, 2008

    I have a MFC 410CN printer which is giving the same paper jam message, there are no bits of paper in it and the message appeared halfway through printing a page which didn't jam.

  • Cate McDonald Mar 28, 2008

    I have the same problem...the machine is a HP Photosmart 2575 All-in-One (printer/scanner/copier). Each time I try and print it doesn't work as the printer thinks it has a paper jam. There is no paper jammed! Hope someone can help I am getting desperate...and need to print an assignment now :) Cate

  • Thomas Christopher
    Thomas Christopher May 11, 2010

    Printer manufacturer and model please,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

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Exactly what does it do? If the paper is not leaving the tray, then most likely the feed rolls need either cleaned or replaced.
Try taking a cloth with some alcohol, or soapy cleaner such as fantastic and clean the rollers throughly. If that works for a while then the problem returns, the rollers are worn and in need of replacement,
If that's not what kind of jam you are experiencing, please provide more detail and I will pursue it further with you.
Phantom jam makes me think its just not feeding out of the tray, and there is a lot of slipping with those feed components

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I had the same problem however; none of the suggested solutions helped. I solved the problem by- uninstalling the printer and then reinstalling it again.

It is now working like a charm!

Posted on Mar 30, 2008

It says there is a paper jam. There was a paper jam. I took the pape out and now there is no jam but the machine will not reset. This is a HP PSC 1315

Posted on Mar 29, 2008

How to clean the rollers of epson photo R230? th
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There is an orange roller that falls apart. you have to have it repaired or buy a new printer

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I had a phantom paper jam on my Canon Imageclass MF5550. I looked at the rollers and they looked brand new, no gunk, nothing. So, I tried more paper, then barely any paper in the tray. Neither one of those worked. THEN I noticed that the edge of the stack of paper was about 1/2 inch back from the normal front edge of the tray, but still being held down by the tabs on either side. I looked at the blue sliding plate that moves depending on how large your paper is and it was set to a slightly larger size paper, so the whole stack had been shifted back just a smidge so that the roller that picks up the paper was unable to grab the edge of the top sheet. I moved the slider back to 81/2 x 11 size paper and made sure the stack was all the way to the front of the tray and PRESTO!!! Geez, I felt kind of dumb, but maybe other people's size plate has been jostled out of position as well. Hope this helps SOMEONE!

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