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My printer says to clear paper jam and there is none stuck!!!

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Paper sensor is dirty. Blow some air into paper inlet area.

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Paper Jam


Hi Matt,
Here's how to:-
  • First turn the printer off and on.This is known to automatically clear paper jams by pushing the stuck paper out.
  • Remove all the papers from the feed trays.
  • Remove the cover from the housing of the printer to gain access into the inside of the printer.
  • Check for the jammed paper inside and gently pull it out.
  • Press on the flashing paper jam button to make the clearing easy.
  • If this doesn't clear the jam,unplug the printer from power and try removing the stuck papers firmly.
  • Plug the printer back and try printing now.
Check out these video tutorials for more on the same.
Hope this helps.Thanks!

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After paper jam cleared HL-2140- printer continues to flash error error error------- What is solution


Be sure the front door is closed and that the fuser door is closed. Also be sure none of the sensor flags are stuck down. Also try pressing the Go button to see if the error clears.

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Paper jammed when loading paper, don't know how to clear jam


Hi,
Welcome to FixYa.
To clear the paper Jam, follow the steps below.
1. Remove all loose paper from the paper In tray.
2. Do not pull paper jam from under the front cover.
3. If there is more than one sheet stuck in the printer, remove the paper sheet at a time.
4. Make sure no scraps of paper are stuck in the printer.
5. If there is open the door at the back of the printer.
6. Pull the jammed paper out of the printer.
7. Check again to make sure no scraps of paper are stuck in the printer.
8. Close the back door.
9. Restart your computer.
Hope this information will help.
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My hp deskjet says there is a paper jam when there is none and will not print


If your printer for any reason reports a paper jam, withput going through the "clearing paper jam" procedure it may not respond to print command. So follow the procedure below:-

Clearing paper jam in a printer is simple almost seven step procedure depending on the printer. Paper jam is the term used to refer to the scenario where your paper fails to come out of the printer during the print process. When you send a document to the printer, normally the printer prints out the document on a paper; then you can pick up your printed copy. When the paper gets stuck in the printer, it is said that paper has jammed in the printer "paper jam".

Even if you are not a technical person, you can conveniently clear paper jams. All you need is to follow the set of procedures outlined below.



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My printer refelects an error paper jam but there is none


Hello
Make sure to go through the process of clearing a paper jam. Open and close doors as though there was a paper jam. The printer looks for the door switches to open and close before resetting it self. You may to power off. Also make certain that no small pieces of paper are stuck in between the openings.

Hope this helps

Jan 08, 2011 | OKI C5200n Laser Printer

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Clear the paper jam message but there is no paper jam


Hi
To clear the paper jam check for any visible paper jams. If there are none then remove the toner cartridge and inspect for any bits of paper stuck under there. Hold the printer upside down and try and shake it gently to remove small bits of paper. Open the rear door of the printer and try to find any visible paper stuck. After this turn on the power to the printer. Hope this helps... Please post back if more help is required.
Daniel

Nov 08, 2010 | Dell 924 All-in-One InkJet Printer

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Stylus CX9400 Photo Printer: paper jammed inside printer...


If paper is jammed, a Paper jam message will appear on the control panel display.

Follow these steps to clear the jam:

  1. Gently pull any jammed paper out of the output tray or sheet feeder.

  2. If the paper is stuck inside, turn off the Epson Stylus CX.

  3. Open the scanner, remove the jammed paper and torn pieces, close the scanner, and turn the Epson Stylus CX back on.

    alert_note.gif Note: Be sure to check the far left of the carriage area when checking for jammed paper. Paper that is jammed there may be hidden from view.
If paper jams inside the Automatic Document Feeder, clear the jam as follows:

  1. Open the Automatic Document Feeder cover and remove any jammed paper.

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  2. If necessary, lift the document cover and remove any paper that has jammed inside.

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  3. Press OK to clear any messages on the display screen.

May 18, 2010 | Epson Stylus CX9400 Photo Printer

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Printer says paper jam but there is none


Look Inside of each cover on the printer & see if there is a small piece of paper inside. Also, check if there is loose dust from the paper built up by the sensor switches. If none of these work, try flipping the sensor switches manually. Sometimes these get stuck in a particular bad paper jam.

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Paper Jam


hi y'all -

you share a frustrating problem... error message but no apparent error (jam)! it's one that's common to many models of printers and the result of many different causes.

I've seen it when I've printed on cheaper paper, or different (lower) grades with odd surface finishes. the sensors get dirty, or the printer/computer 'thinks' there's paper stuck where none exists. I've opened/closed paper trays 2-3 times and rolled feed rollers around multiple times, then closed printer paper drawers only to have the 3rd time of doing the exact same steps be the time it cleared the error message.

there are often very tiny pieces of paper stuck in weird places in the paper path in printers, too. if you did have a jam before the message started, is every little scrap of the page accounted for? there are also hard to get to places to find paper scraps in larger printers, but I'm going to assume you're all talking about home printers.

here are a few general HP support links you may find helpful for future paper jam messages for this model of printer.

this link is for general info for this model:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?cc=us&dlc=en&product=304535&lc=en&jumpid=reg_R1002_USEN

this link is for general support for this model:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/solveCategory?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=304535

here's a link addressing paper jams in general:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bud09189&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&rule=26353&product=304535

and here's one on cleaning your printer:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00016484&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=304535

hope this helps a little bit for future refs. remember that using good paper helps print quality and lessens printing problems. also, when you take a stuck page out of a printer, doing so gently will help ensure little scraps of paper do not tear off paper edges and get stuck in weird spots. it some times helps to gently, manually, roll the feed rollers a full turn around in the printer, too. patience pays! -JW50




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