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Paper Jam when printing on cardstock 2nd run Dell 5110cn

I need to print twice on A5 cardstock, and I have the paper selected as "Coated Thick Side 2" for both prints, thinking that this would be the lowest heat setting. But I keep getting jams on the second run through. Any suggestions or help would be greatly appreciated.

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  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Every time I go to print something, it says "paper jam" "clear paper jam and then hit select" when I do that, then it says, "out of paper. It is not out of paper. Don't know what to do or try?

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You were using this prevoiously; I mean previously it was fine. now you have problem.

Because usually this may not be the problem with a printer. This is a problem of paper. You may use duplexing if it allows you.

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