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The printer has several switches in it to detect paper jams. When paper feeds in it trips the first one indicating that paper is present. Another switch further along the feed path indicates that the paper is feeding okay.
Your problem can be a jammed switch (loose scrap of paper), a broken switch, a switch disconnected from the controller board or a possible bad controller board.
One thing you didn't mention was does it respond the same with paper loaded? It might be that the first switch is looking for some and not finding it, so it is programmed to assume a jam.

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give this a try

  1. Turn off the printer.
  2. Remove any paper trays. Inspect them for wrinkled or damaged paper.
  3. Also open the back cover of the printer if this model has one.
  4. Open any other doors that give access to the printer's paper path and to the toner or ink cartridge.
  5. If necessary, remove the toner or ink cartridge. Place it away from light/ sun light to avoid damaging it.
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  7. If the paper does tear, try rotating the roller gears manually to free the paper. Don't force anything, though. Do this step especially if the jam message comes up repeatedly without any obvious paper jam, there may be a small tear of paper inside.
  8. Ones the printer is free of paper Replace the toner or ink cartridge and paper trays, close any doors you opened and turn the printer back on.
  9. If the printer paper jam message still appears, then there is still some paper in the printer. Reinspect the paper path.
  10. see alternative if the problem is still not solved.



alternative :
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