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Paper jammed was printing fine then suddenly jammed, am using good quality photo paper

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  • Anonymous Apr 15, 2008

    paper output slot jamed

  • Anonymous May 10, 2008

    I own the Brother 240C and more than 50% of the time when printing it jams. I'm using standard 20lbs paper. Is it the paper quality or is this just the way the printer is going to function?

  • alexr705 Aug 08, 2008

    paper jam

  • Anonymous Sep 11, 2008

    Yes, I have the same problem. The printer prints fine,
    then jams up.


  • skipt Sep 26, 2008

    The printer will start printing at point the paper will stop printing in process not go through the printer. Do I need some to be replace. if my paper I am using will not work the printer . The paper I am using is PrintWork Multipurpose Paper . (8.5"x11 - 20lb /92 bright )

  • vondict25 Oct 03, 2008

    when I was printing an assignment, it suddenly ripped my paper and my pc said, HP 4110 encountered a problem...... PAPER JAM! error. stop printing?
    What should I do? Please help me cause I need to buy another printer which cause more.

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Paper has been gam now i cannot send page and get it red light is blinking .what can i do i have hp 2100 model

Posted on Oct 05, 2008

Above solution worked for me.

Posted on Aug 31, 2008

I had exactly the same problem, printer virtually new, printed great for a couple of weeks, then today refused to take paper with E3 flashing. No apparent blockage - all looked clean, tried all the utilities, roller cleaning and plate cleaning, but wouldn't take paper!
Solved it by moving the paper size guide all the way to the left, then folding the top 20mm of a sheet of A4 over and loading it so fold is at the top facing you. This acts as a catcher for anything stuck in the printer. Hold the paper slightly crooked with the left side slightly further into the printer and press the copy button (with nothing in the scanner!). It should draw the paper in now (with some persuasion) and think it is printing (it's blank,of course). Check as the top of the sheet goes in that the fold is still tight and doesn't open up as it feeds in. Lo and behold, mine brought out a 5p piece - printer now prints perfectly!

Posted on Mar 20, 2008

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