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Paper is jammed. Don't know how to get it out. (Can't find manual).

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Hi,

The link below will provide you with Video of how to clear Paper Jam error on printer

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00860153&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=3192753#N1189

Steps to resolve Paper Jam issue

1. Disconnected the power cord from back of printer.
2. Open the Rear Access Door.
3. check if there is any paper piece stuck in rollers.
4. Clean the rollers using link free cloth ( wipe rollers in same way the paper is rolled [ wipe upwards )
5. Close the rear access door
6. Open the front access door
7. Check for any paper stuck in carriage rod
8. Close the front access door.

Please remove all the paper's from paper try and re-stack the tray, make sure the papers are free and does not has moisture. Please the paper in tray

9. Connect the power cord back and power on the printer.

This should fix the issue.

Also, download the manual from the the link below

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?product=3192753&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&cc=us

Posted on Sep 07, 2010

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