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5300 kodak eazyshare printer

I can't get past calibration, and the printer says it has a paper jam. can you tell me what to do, thanks.

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  • majiddean Sep 28, 2008

    I have a similar problem. As soon as i switch mine on, it says "clear paper jam and press ok". There is no jam and after this message i cannot even switch it off from the standby button. Please help.

  • ChloesMom808 Oct 02, 2008

    My mom just got her printer a couple of days ago. She did everything her Start Here book tells her. When she got to where she has to calibrate printer it is telling her there is a paper jam and to press okay. We checked it out a few times but nothing, please help. much appriciation.

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    I keep getting paper jam on my Kodak 5300 printer even when there no paper in it

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Your solution worked perfectly!!!!!!!!!!! a little convoluted but all's well that ends well.

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Well, here is the proper way of fixing or troubleshooting that paper jam error in your printer

Open the printer access door and remove both of the ink cartridge, then remove also the printhead, after that close the printer access door, without those parts. Then it will show a message in the printer screen, "Printhead is missing or has come loose" or "Printhead Not Detected" Install the printhead, just the printhead without the ink cartridges. After that close the printer access door. Then it will show you a message"Ink cartridges is not installed,install ink cartridges". then open again the printer access door, then install the black ink cartridge without the color ink cartridge. then close the printer access door, then message must be " Color ink cartridge is not installed, install color ink cartridge" then install the color ink cartridge." the message must be,"New printhead is detected calibration require, load paper and press start"

Thats the way of overiding the paper jam error message of your kodak all in one printer
hope this will help you guys

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Posted on Oct 02, 2008

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Then call them if issue Persist at these numbers:

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