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Re: paper jam in brother MFC 240C
Usually small pieces of paper are jammed at the print head area. Lift up the scanner and see if you can find the paper at the print head parking area, clear the paper . If you can't find the paper, remove the scanner cables, then the scanner. You will see 2 screws at the rear and one near the USB connection. Another 3 screws towards the front will remove the front panel. Under the panel remove 4 screws and the two panel harnesses. The is a speaker harness which you must remember to attach back later (most people don't remember to put back). Lift up the top cover and you can see the whole engine. Clear any pieces of paper that might be there.
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The Paper Jam message may appear on the display if
the Brother machine is not feeding paper correctly, paper scraps stucked or the paper is not loaded properly in
the paper tray, the jam clear cover located in the back of the machine,
is not installed properly or the PE Actuator is missing or damaged.
Please visit the link provided below to resolve the issue step by step :
Error code 36 is generally because of a paper jam that was not cleared. Remove the rear jam cover (the plastic cover in the back center of the machine)and the paper tray and check for any pieces of paper. Sometimes just a scrap will remain, but it's enough to cause the machine to not work.
Once you've replaced the covers, if the jam code does not reset, turn the machine off and then back on.
please printer in open the head couver and check the paper and other
small parts paper in printer and you carteriase out of printer and
check the paper and printer in back side in fixes paper to out and
clean the printer and close the couver is ok and apply the plug printer is on and aply print ok
Did you remove the rear cover and check for paper there? If it still shows a jam and there's absolutely no paper inside the printer, you may have to shut it off (or unplug it if it won't turn off), wait a few seconds, and turn it back on to clear the jam detection.
I had this too, I had to open the back of the machine, it is meant to open and pull out and clear the jam (pull out the crinkled paper) but everytime I tried to print again it kept saying that it still had the jam, I opened and closed it several times and it did not seem to register that I HAD CLEARED THE JAM, so what I did was unplug it from the wall and then plug it back in and then it was fine. I wonder if this is AN ACTUAL DEFECT with this machine, if ater a paper jam it cannot detect that it has been resolved without having to unplug it and plug it back in, HOPE THIS WORKS FOR YOU.