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Cartridge Jam Error

I keep getting the (Cartridge Jam error) and therefore it wont print. I have check everywhere and I cant see where the problem is. Please help this has been so frustrating and now it wont clear at all to be able to print.

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  • twobuckets Apr 14, 2008

    This problem appeared after a series of other problems had already occurred. I had been getting poor quality printing in the blacks, apparently a clogged nozzle. I tried cleaning the nozzles, then swabbing the nozzle with an isopropyl-soaked cloth. Problem went away for a short while, then returned.


    After trying nozzle cleaning and head refreshing, I started getting the "cartridge jam" error showing up. I haven't been able to get the printer working since.

  • sem33 Apr 16, 2008

    After replacing empty ink cartridges my printer would no longer print. I can't see any physical reason for this. All cartridges are brand new. Tried head refreshing and nozzle cleaning to no avail.

  • Jack Mason May 03, 2008

    Also recently replaced catridges and getting "catridge jammed" errors.

    Have tried taking them out and replacing. Unit alos making a slight squeal.

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Your printer hardware is having problem please send it for servicing

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If necessary, remove the toner or ink cartridge. Place it in a bag or away from light to avoid damaging it. 
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If the paper does tear, try rotating the roller gears manually to free the paper (see B). Don't force anything, though. 
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