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Carriage jam I just got this printer from a friend and when I first hooked it up it said carriage jam. Its telling me to clear the carriage jam. What does this mean and how do i go about doing so?

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It's telling you that something is in the path of the paper or a paper is stuck in the machine. There is a panel on the back that removes quite easily. Check there. Also, check where you put in the ink, there may be a paper in there. Also look for bits of paper. Sometimes in a jam, the paper gets ripped and a piece of it is still there.

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I get a message carriage jam and told to clear jam. However there is no paper jam. It tells me door open and it is not open. It seem the door does not go all the way up. I keep getting the message that...


It seems you mistook Carriage Jam as Paper Jam, but they are different issues. Carriage jam means the carriage that carries the cartridges is jammed which needs to be moved or be cleared manually after opening the door.

Please follow the instructions mentioned here (Click Here) [source HP Support].

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Jan 14, 2011 | HP OfficeJet 6210 All-In-One InkJet...

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Continue to get clear carriage jam after opening door and clearing or moving the carriage in hp 4215xi


Click here for instructions on resolving carriage jams on the 4215xi. If you successfully complete these instructions and still have carriage jams, your printer likely needs service.
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May 26, 2010 | HP OfficeJet 4215 All-In-One InkJet...

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What is a carriage jam


here are some solutions for your carriage jam error.

1. Clear any jam...remove loose paper.
2.Clear the jam from the back of the printer
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turn off the printer...remove the rear access door..
pull the paper out of the roller and return the rear access door.
3. Clear the paper jam from the front of the printer..while printer is on..open the carriage access door..
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disconnect the power cable from the back.. remove the paper output tray.
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look inside the product..check for torn papers..gently pull out the paper fromthe roller...return the paper output tray and the carriage access door. plugthe power corn and turn on..
4. Make sure the carriages move freely...while the printer is on.. open the carriageaccess door.
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disconnect the power cord from the back..remove the paper output tray...lookinside if the carriage is stuck and if there is no papers or object that restrictthe carriage to move..return the output tray.. return the carriage accessdoor...
And lastly after doing this steps try to reset the printer and try to print..

To reset the printer....press the power button to turn on theprinter..disconnect the power cord from the product..disconnect the power cordfrom the wall outlet.. wait for 15 seconds.. plug the power cord to the wallsocket....plug the power cord at the back of the printer.. press the power onof the printer.. try to print the test page...

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Good luck! hope this solve the problem

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May 10, 2010 | Printers & Copiers

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Clear carriage jam


The carriage assembly is what the ink cartridges moves on. The silver bar that runs through the cartridge holder must be oiled. Put two or three drops of thin oil oun iether sides of the cartridge holder. This should clear the "carriage error"



Good Luck

Apr 15, 2010 | HP PSC 2210 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Paper Jammed. Have appeared to remove all paper. But I keep getting "Carriage Jam, open door, clear carriage jam then pres OK" message. Message on my computer screen says "The print cartridge carriage is...


HP support has extensive documentation for both paper and carriage jams for your model:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00304007&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=391182

I hope this helps!

Dec 10, 2009 | HP OfficeJet 7310 All-In-One InkJet...

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Clear carriage jam -hp d7460


Carriage jam usually comes from ink on the clear encoder strip that runs across behind the carriage. You need a damp Q-tip to clean from one end to the other, The other thing, on the HP is the cleaning station on the right gets gummed up with old ink and won't go toward the back fully, stopping the carriage.

Sep 17, 2009 | HP Photosmart D7460 Printer

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Printer keeps saying ''carriage jam error''...


Friends,

The encoder strip may also be dirty, this causes the printer to believe that the carriage moves less than it actually does and tries to compensate by moving the carriage even further - slamming into the left side of the printer as a result.

Carefully leaning the encoder strip with a lint-free cloth wetted with luke warm water (it should not drip!) can fix this problem.

If the carriage stays in the middle of the printer and doesn't move, the carriage drive belt may be broken. Usually this is not replaced so the printer unfortunately has to be scrapped. But contact your local HP support for further advice.

//Al

Mar 07, 2009 | HP Photosmart 2710 All-In-One InkJet...

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Cartridge jam...cartridge will not move to the left...stays right


turn off the printer and manually move the ink cartridges to the position that you can remove the ink cartridge.
turn on the printer without the ink cartridge. The printer will tell you, you need a ink cartridge, open the printer and insert the ink cartridge as described in the manual.

Feb 22, 2009 | HP OfficeJet 6110 All-In-One InkJet...

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Informs me to clear carriage jam, already cleared it but still telling to clear


Here is the solution to clear carriage jam
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00309194&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=420428  Always mention the printer model no so that we can assist you better.

Aug 23, 2008 | HP Printers & Copiers

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