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Meaded light on and paper will not feed

The plotter ran out of paper and all the amber lights where on. I loaded a new roll and went to feed it as usual and saw that the lights where still lit and the paper would not feed. There is a cancel button above and all lights went out except media. I went to feed the paper again and it would not go.I tried turning the unite on and off but that did not work.
It did you out of paper during a print and I pushed the cartridge carrier back.

How do I get it to start?
Thanks
Gary

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  • GreenSaints May 11, 2010

    Hi,

    Is it just the media light or are there more lights on?

    If it's just the media light it usually means the cover is open


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I agree with Green Saints, if its only media light it is your top cover open. However this sounds like your carrage is not running. You firstly need to check the belt. Look at the belt, is it not shredded or visually perished and letting off a lot of pinkish pieces and dust. If the belt is ok then with machine off, move the head to the center and (if you presumably dont have the correct oil) use a drop of sewing machine oil on either side of the head, move the head left and right slowly to smear the oil the entire length of the rod.It should then be ok
Dave

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