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What does carriage jam mean and how to fix it

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    I get continous carriage jams if I use short paper. 8.5x7 inch paper - legal cut in half.

  • boychick May 16, 2008

    carriage jam. how to fix



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Maybe you have a piece of paper that is stuck, or you need to clean it up and put a little bit of oil on the rod where the carriage is driven....

Posted on Apr 11, 2008

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I get continous carriage jams if I use short paper - Legal cut in half - 8.5 x 7 inch. Printer does not have a nice paper picker.

Posted on May 14, 2008

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SOURCE: Carriage Jam error always - how do I fix it?

Try resetting the printer (pressing the cancel button and connecting the power supply, check in the HP website if this is correct for your printer model) , after the reset the printer will clear any errors and will recalibrate the mechanism including the paper feed mechanism and the carriage.
Also check if the carriage is moving freely by disconnecting the power and moving it by hand.

Posted on Feb 04, 2008

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I was able to run run a piece of photo paper through a couple of times and printer now seems to be working again. The theory was that running a heavy piece of paper through might help clear little piece of paper that was not visible. The photo paper is less likely to tear if it gets jammed too.

Posted on Apr 20, 2008

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Hi,

Perform a semi-full reset on the all-in-one by following the steps below

1
Take out the cartridges from the unit .
2
Make sure the unit is connected to the wall jack directly without any surge protector.
3
Unplug the power cord from the back of the unit ( without turning off the unit ) .
4
Now press the # and 6 key together , while holding these keys down plug in the power cord back into the unit .
5
Do not release the keys after a few seconds u will find te hp logo or bars moving across the screen .wait while the unit turns off.
6
after one minute turn on the prnter . it will go into alligment phase > let it finish .


7 Allow the all-in-one to re-initialize. This may take a minute or two.

8 If prompts appear in the all-in-one display to set the front panel language and country settings, perform the steps to set this information

Thanks

Posted on Jun 04, 2008

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SOURCE: hp printer says carriage jam and there is no jam....prints wavy

You will find the solution here:

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Posted on Nov 17, 2008

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3,. Grab the carriage and move it to the far left.
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Only move the carriage if it gives movement.

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