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Either something is jammed and preventing the print head carriage from moving from side to side, or the drive belt has snapped. Open the window and check the black belt that runs the width of the printer. Check both ends carefully because often the failure happens when the belt frays and gets wrapped around the motor or idler pulley.
Something is blocking the printhead cleaner assembly from moving forward and backward. Turn the plotter off, open the printhead cleaner access cover (RH side) and see if you can move the cleaners to the front of the machine. If you can move them fairly easily, then try (with the plotter still off) to move the carriage assembly (holds the printheads) to the left of the machine. Check the condition of the carriage belt for frayed areas or missing belt teeth. (I suspect a worn out carriage belt is causing the problem) With the cleaner assembly to the front, and the carriage to the left, turn the plotter back on and see if the error continues.
Open the printer's door and look for the print carriage. It's the platform that moves back and forth over the paper, probably where you put new cartridges. Unplug the printer, and check this belt and its pulleys to see if it's either broken or possibly covered in ink. The drive belt will be black and have gear teeth on it. If you see a metal or plastic ribbon, that's more likely the encoder that let's the printer's computer read the position of the carriage. See if you can nudge the carriage and make it move a little; it may simply be jammed. Check the carriage's moving path and make sure it's not obstructed. Any other problems would probably best be handled by Epson.
Make sure the cartridge is firmly seated in its holder. It's possible that the carriage belt has broken or has slipped off the motot pulley. Look inside the printer and locate the flat toothed belt that pulls the carriage back and forth. follow it to either end and make sure that it isn't broken or slipped off the motor.
Sounds like the carriage belt, it goes around a motor pulley on the far right side, and around a spring loaded idler pulley on the far left. It should also be connected to the carriage assembly to move the carriage back and forth.
Had this problem, too with HP PSC 1610 AIO, paper would pull in part way and stop, then display would indicate: Paper Jam, Clear Jam and Press OK, but there was no paper in the path at all. Found in HP forums that possibly the problem was a broken off piece that may be called the "x-bias" lever which is on a little spring inside the printer just to the left of the carriage bay on the right side of the device. There are two photos of "broken" and "not broken" at this forum site: http://forums11.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/bizsupport/questionanswer.do?threadId=1085918
Since HP does not sell the little part to repair it, I phoned HP and got a good "trade-in, trade-up" price for a better device. Hope this helps someone else find the answer to the constant paper jam issue, as I always appreciate the FixYa forum help from everyone else here, too.