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I have a brother printer HL2040 lazer printer and the paper button keeps on flashing red. There is no paper jam any where and there is paper in the paper tray. What can I do?

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Check that the front and back cover are completely closed.
check for a paper jam in the back as well.

if you still dont see anything, you probably have a small piece of paper jammed in the sensor area somewhere in the printer,

Posted on Aug 26, 2010

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http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/us/us/en/faq/faq/000000/000100/000070/faq000170_005.html?reg=us&c=us&lang=en&prod=hl2040_all&Cat=11

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