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Help shows a paper jam and there is not one. paper was stuck in adf and was removed from the top.

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Check weather any piece of paper stucked inside the adf. Next check the paper sensor in the adf , it may be stucked or broken . .

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I have a message on screen sayng " ADF Jam" there is no paper jamming the system. I cannot make this message go away, and so i cnnot use any other function of the printer. How might I clear...


Hi travlynn2,

  1. The ADF
    unit is the grey paper tray located on the top of the scanner unit.
    Check the following points if it does not feed paper, or you receive an "ADF jam" error message:


  2. Check the position of the ADF document guide:


    1. Lift up the ADF unit. Locate the document guide on the underside, as shown here:


    2. The document guide should be tucked in behind the grey plastic casing, but a paper jam can push it out of position. Figure 8 below shows the correct (1) and incorrect (2) positions:


    3. If your document guide looks like example (2)
      on the right, lift it out on the right-hand side. Tuck it in behind the
      grey section, so that it matches the example on the left (1).




    1. Close the scanner unit.


    2. If the printer is displaying "ADF Jam, press start to continue", press the B/W Start button to clear the error:


    3. Test the printer by scanning or faxing via the ADF unit.


  3. Check the ADF edge guides:




    1. The adjustable paper tray edge guides must be set to the correct paper size for the paper you are loading. Otherwise, the paper may skew, misfeed and/or jam.



    2. Slide the edge guides to enclose the loaded
      paper (in the direction of the yellow arrows below), without causing it
      to bunch or crease. The paper should be aligned with the relevant paper size marker:

      Figure 9. The ADF edge guides.


  4. Check the ADF unit feed rollers:


    1. Open the cover of the ADF by pulling up the grey lip, as shown below:


    2. Check thoroughly for fragments of paper and foreign objects. Take care not to tear any jammed paper when you remove it.


    3. Use the green gear (circled in yellow below) to turn the paper feed rollers and feed through jammed paper:



    4. Paper dust or foreign material on the rollers may cause paper to misfeed. Clean these parts with a damp, well-wrung cloth:


      1. The upper paper pickup rollers (circled in red, above top left). You can turn these by hand.



      2. The lower paper pickup rollers. These will rotate as you turn the green gear (circled in yellow above). See the inset for a close-up of the lower rollers.


    5. When complete, close all the covers.


    6. If the printer is displaying "ADF Jam, press start to continue", press the B/W Start button to clear the error:


    7. Test the printer by scanning or faxing via the ADF unit.



  5. Check that the ADF unit sensors are not obstructed.




    1. Open the cover of the ADF unit.



    2. Look at Figure 12 below. Check the position of the black plastic parts (the actuators) circled in red.



    3. If the black plastic actuators do not stick out from the ADF cover, they may have been pushed out of position by a paper misfeed and be obscuring the ADF sensors. Tap the back of the ADF unit firmly to release the actuators.


    4. When complete, close all the covers. Check and test the printer as explained in Step 6.d.vi.
Hope this helps.

Thank you for using FixYa.

Sep 21, 2011 | Epson ACULASER CX11NF All-In-One Printer

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What does an adf jam mean? what do i have to do to fix that? dell photo 964


The ADF is the "automatic document feeder". It's at the top of the printer. It's where you place multiple sheets of paper on a tray to get fed into the copying part of the printer.
There is either a sheet of paper jammed in there or a piece of a paper stuck in there.

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My printer displays "doc feeder jam". I have


Why dont you try remove the drum and cartridge, just try it

Jan 07, 2011 | HP LaserJet 2840 Printer

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How to clear adf paper jam?


adf is the top part of the printer from where you feed the paper for copying. adf is automatic document feeder. open the top cover and see if there is any paper in it, remove the paper and close it again and it will reset the paper jam.if it doesn't reset then there could be a small piece of paper stuck somewhere.

Jan 06, 2011 | HP LaserJet M1522nf Multifunction Printer...

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Error "paper jammed in ADF" no paper is jammed. Can I reset this message.Cant use printer.


The small lever inside the housing on top gets jammed, you have to insert and remove paper repeatedly to free it up, try this a few times to see if "adf" on the screen disappears. If not look into top and try playing with the lever manually, or let a page jam and then open outer housing.

Jan 08, 2010 | Epson Stylus CX9400 Photo Printer

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I had a paper jam and I took the back off and this


Step one: Remove any loose paper

Remove all loose paper from the input and output trays.

1. Turn off the product.

2. Unplug the power cord from the back of the product.

3. Push the button on either side of the rear-access panel or the duplexer (two-sided printing accessory) and then remove the panel or duplexer.


4. Find any jammed paper inside the product, grasp it with both hands, and then pull it out of the product, toward you.


5. If the product has a duplexer, push the latch on the top of the duplexer and lower its cover.

6. Carefully remove any jammed paper.

7. Close the cover.

8. Reinsert the rear-access panel or the duplexer into the product.

9. Plug the power cord back into the product.

10. Turn on the product.

Step three: Open the top cover and clear the jam

1. Turn off the product.

2. Unplug the power cord from the back of the product.

3. Open the carriage access door. The carriage moves to the right side of the product.


4. Gently pull the paper out of the rollers.



5. After clearing the jam, close the carriage door.

6. Plug the power cord back into the product.

7. Try printing a document.

· If the issue is resolved, do not continue troubleshooting.

· If the issue continues, proceed to the next step.

Step four: Clear the jam from paper tray 1

1. Remove all paper from the output tray.

2. Turn off the product.

3. Unplug the power cord from the back of the product.

4. Lift the output tray and then check for jammed paper in input tray 1.

Use these steps to remove any jammed paper.

a. Raise the output tray.

b. Grasp the jammed paper and pull it out of the product, toward you.

c. Lower the output tray.

5. Plug the power cord back into the product.

6. Try printing a document.

· If the issue is resolved, do not continue troubleshooting.

· If the issue continues, and if paper tray 2 is not installed on the product, proceed to 'Step six: Clear the jam from the automatic document feeder (ADF).'

· If the issue continues, and if paper tray 2 is installed on the product, proceed to the next step.

Step five: Clear the jam from paper tray 2

1. Remove all paper from the output tray.

2. Turn off the product.

3. Unplug the power cord from the back of the product.

4. Lift the product off tray 2.

5. Remove the jammed paper from the bottom of the product or from tray 2.

6. Reposition the product on top of tray 2.

7. Plug the power cord back into the product.

8. Try printing a document.

· If the issue is resolved, do not continue troubleshooting.

· If the issue continues, proceed to the next step.

Step six: Clear the jam from the automatic document feeder

1. Turn off the product.

2. Unplug the power cord from the back of the product.

3. Remove the ADF input tray and open the ADF cover.

4. Remove the jam cleanout part. With both hands, lift up on the two handles until the part unsnaps. Rotate and lift the cleanout part and then set it aside.

5. Lift the green lever attached to the pick mechanism and then rotate it back until it stays open.

6. Check the ADF paper path for jammed paper.

7. Check for jammed paper where paper enters the ADF paper cleanout.

o If the paper comes out with gentle pulling, proceed to step 9.

o If the paper does not come out with gentle pulling, follow these instructions.

1. Open the ADF, and then use both hands to gently loosen the paper.

2. When the paper is free, gently pull it out.

3. Close the ADF.

8. Lower the green lever.

Reinstall the jam cleanout part. Push down on the two tabs until the part snaps into place.


9. Replace the ADF input tray.

10. Check the following to make sure that the ADF frame and parts are secure and correctly set up.

o Make sure that the ADF frame is secure and attached correctly.

o Make sure that the ADF cleanout part attachment is secure. If it is loose, push down on the two tabs until the part snaps into place.

o Make sure that the ADF pick mechanism is secure. Lift the green lever attached to the pick mechanism and then rotate it back until it stays open.

Make sure that the two-catch is holding the roller mechanism securely in place and that the stack stopper is in the correct position.

1 - Stack stopper

2 - Two-catch

11. Plug the power cord back into the product.

12. Turn on the product.

13. Try printing a document.

· If the issue is resolved, do not continue troubleshooting.

· If the issue continues, proceed to the next step.

Jan 01, 2010 | HP Officejet Pro L7680 All-In-One Printer

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Paper jams when using the ADF. Canon IC D780


Hi there,

When using ADF
Note:
* Set a document on the Platen Glass if you want to scan it at optimum quality,
* The area (range) within 0.08"/2mm from the top edge if document cannot be printed since the machine cannot scan it.
*Do not load the following types of documents in the ADF. They will jam.
-Wrinkled or creased paper
- Curled paper
- Torn paper
- Paper with holes
- Carbon paper or carbon-backed paper
- Surface treated paper
- Onion skin or thin paper
- Photogragh or thick paper.
1) Remove any documents from the PLaten Glass.
2) Open the Document Tray.
3) Load the document in the ADF.
Load the document with the side you want to copy, or scan face up in the ADF.
4) Adjust the Doument Guides to match the document width.
Note :
Ensure that the edge of the document stack is in line with the Paper Size Mark imprinted on the Document Tray.

Hope this helps.
Please rate my response.
Thanks
Have a good day.

Nov 30, 2009 | Canon Printers & Copiers

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Screen display 290 jam remove original


290/291/292 Scanner Jam
1 Open the ADF top cover.
2 Remove the jammed paper by gently pulling it straight out.
3 Close the ADF top cover, and then load the documents back into the ADF.
Note: To prevent document jams, use the scanner glass rather than the ADF for thick,
thin, or a mixed set of documents.
4 Press Start to resume.

Nov 12, 2009 | Lexmark X342n All-In-One Laser Printer

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My HP printer paper get stuck in top feeder whenever I try to fax


Lift the cover to the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) and remove any paper debris from the rollers. Also, clean the rollers with a very damp cloth and a dab od dish washing detergent.
Also, check to see that the spring loaded lever is in place.

Clear the jam from the automatic document feeder (ADF)
  1. Make sure the product is turned off and the power cord is unplugged.
  2. Grasp the upper edge of the automatic document feeder (ADF) assembly and open it.
  3. Raise the roller assembly.
  4. Gently remove any jammed paper from the ADF.
  5. Lower the roller assembly.
  6. Close the ADF assembly.
  7. Plug the power cord back into the product.
  8. Press the Power button (c01346625.gif ) to turn the product on.
  9. Try the print job again.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

Feb 01, 2009 | HP OfficeJet 6110 All-In-One InkJet...

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Canon MP530 shows paper jam, when paper is not jammed.


First – diagnose your problem. In my case the first roller which feeds the paper through the ADF (under small black flip up cover on top) was not turning. Hence no paper advance and error claimed a paper jam (it wasn’t – just a failure to advance paper)
 
The cause turned out to be a stuck gear turning that silver rod at the top. A bit of household oil has worked a charm.
 
To get at the gear, unhinge the ADF cover retaining tie (black flexible plastic stopping it opening all the way). Just lift it up and roll over towards printer.
Then unscrew one screw next to that tie. Gently prise plastic cover off by lifting up from left hand side (near that black tie). It should rotate off. Keep power on and fingers out.
 
Put a few drops of oil on top gear. Place paper in ADF and attempt a batch scan operation. Gears should turn and lubricate parts. Repeat.  Once working, replace cover, screw and tie.
 
Mine had seized months ago and is now working fine. Hope yours does too.
 
P.S. Get a Continuous Ink System (as sold on eBay) - awesome for an ink guzzler...

Sep 08, 2008 | Printers & Copiers

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