Paper Out or Not Loaded Correctly (E-03) - BUT have paper in it!
I am having problems with my printer telling me I'm out of paper, but I'm not. It seemed to start with the feeder grabbing multiple pages, then a few minutes later stopped grabbing any paper at all. Wondering if something has gone out of alignment or something, but not sure how to proceed. I have tried using less paper, slightly more paper, holding the paper as it tries to feed...but nothing is working.
Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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Re: Paper Out or Not Loaded Correctly (E-03) - BUT have...
Hi, please check if there is any foreign objects that was stuck when it try to grabs mulitple pages. Then power cycle your printer. Make sure also that the left edge guide or platen lever is seated correctly as the paper is loaded perfectly in the feeder and try printing. If issue still present it only means that the sensor that responsible in grabing papers in the paper feeding section is damage or the mechanism that holds the paper was get damage when the printer feed multiple paper at the same time. You may need to call the printer manufacturer and ask for service.
Re: Paper Out or Not Loaded Correctly (E-03) - BUT have...
Try to clean your roller first and see if it works. Also check for loose gear or jams while at it. If nothing improved, you might need to check it with a technician or visit here for more troubleshooting basics.
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Because this printer is new, the problem is not likely to be due to a worn pickup mechanism but the mechanism may not be working correctly as you have noted. Referring the problem to the printer manufacturer may get results
This is due to paper handling either the guides in the tray are off (Example: Adjusting the tray from Letter to Legal) Or the paper handling settings in the machine are miss-configured. I don't know that machine type so I can't inform you correctly how to change but on most HP printers go into the menu from the control panel and arrow down to paper handling go to tray 2 size and type and make sure they are set to the same paper size and type as you have loaded into the machine.
Check the microswitch inside the printer paper tray. Turn off the printer first and unplug it. There is a sensor switch that may need cleaning from paper dust, or the microswitch that tells the printer there is paper there may be bent, good luck
Please make sure that the paper that you are using is included under the printer's paper compatibility list. Make sure that you are selecting the correct paper type on printer settings. Trash and re-install the drivers.
It sounds that the sensor that responsible in detecting papers to be feed in the printer is malfunctioning. I can suggest some work around if this thing won't work then you need to send your printer to service. Please check for any obstruction inside the printer like paper, plastic, tapes. Turn on and turn off the printer and make sure that you load the paper correctly. If the issue still present then its a hardware failure. If your printer is under warranty I suggest to call your printer's manufacturer and have them replaced or if you think buying new printer is more cost effective then buy new printer.
1. The paper is not loaded correctly on the correct path.
2. The paper is loaded correctly on the correct path but the "PAPER PATH" selected in the printer driver box or printer preference or application used is not set correctly to grab the paper from the correct path.
3. The paper path sensor is defective which means that the printer needs to be taken to a servicer or you need to contact epson for warranty options
4. The paper being used is too thick for the printer to feed it
Front LCD reads error "Check Paper & Retry" When paper is inserted and loaded correctly and machine is reclosed the printer then initializes then reverses the feed of the paper and is ejected and error continues to reappear.
It sounds like it's a simple case of the miss-alignment of the paper sensors used to check the alignment of the paper in the tray. Many of the printers today use some type of sensor to detect the paper. Even thought the paper is loaded correctly the sensor could be missaligned. I would check the printer by first loading a page in the tray then turn the power off. Open the cover and examen the tray parpiculary around the edge of the paper. There should be a slot on both sides that sense that the paper is loaded. If either one is not contacting the paper it sends a measage to the processor that the paper is jamed. which will shut down the printer. Most sensors have a way to align them. Some are alligned using a screwdriver and some sensors are mounted on a metal bracket that can be adjusted by bending it into position. Another thing to look for is an accumulation of dust in the tray. If the sensor is a mico-switch it could porvent it from working freely. Cleaning the tray with some computer wipes will alimnate the dust problem. Sometimes a can of compressed air can be used for cleaning areas that are hard to reach any other way.
Hope this helps