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Faxing I just replaced the left hinge i ordered from Empire Office Machines. Now when i try to fax it says "check original"

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Hi dchaz,

with the indulgence of bestdarngood...

Pls recheck how the "new hinge: was installed and/or if it matches exactly the old one As it may not have aligned properly, this mis alignment will cause the lid cover not to be seated properly and a sensor/switch sense this thus the error display.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Thank you for using FixYa.

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How to clear the "Check Original " error message? Description: This error can occur if the document being sent or copied is not inserted properly, fed incorrectly or is too long. Follow the troubleshooting steps and recommendations listed below:

  1. Remove any paper that is not jammed from the ADF.
  2. Open the top cover by lifting the lever on the right side of the top cover.
  3. Pull the original toward the front of your fax machine.
  4. Close the top cover. Press down on both sides of the top cover until it clicks.
faxing - jam06.gifBefore placing the document(s) in the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF), verify the error message "CHECK ORIGINAL" no longer is displayed on the LCD. If the error message continues to appear on the display, unplug the unit for 30 seconds and then plug it back in.




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