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Laserjet 4L while printing i heard noise and the paper won't feed. i removed the ink cartridge. pressed the cartridge and cover sensor. i can see the paper feeding well. but everytime i put on the cartridge ( new or old) noise appers. has anyone experienced this and what solutions did you do. thanks

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What you actually hav is a cracked gear on the main motor. It shows up when you install the cartridge because it requires more torque to drive the cartridge. Remove the top cover, the side formater board. There is 1 screw on the side and 2 on the top that hold in the motor. The motor with the gear attached is available from Dale at Seattle Platen, 1-800-221-2388. Gear only isn't available. Cost is around $25.00.

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