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Error message "paper jam"

I've tried to print from paper, excel, docs, etc... but i keep getting paper jam error. I have looked through the printer and cannot locate and paper that is jammed. I've tried making copies but that isnt working either. I have already unplugged and plugged in the printer.

What can i do to fix this?

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  • promocon Jun 25, 2008

    same problem here, but we found the paper jammed in the back roller, inside the fuser cover. However, I cannot access the paper, as it's all scrunched against this roller (your paper could be here as well). I'm searching for a way to release this roller from the fuser unit and NEED some help, as this is our only printer/fax machine!

    PLEASE help us out - Thanks,
    Robert


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U need to remove the fuser and remove the paper in it, put fuser back in the reverse

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