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After clearing all paper jams, cleaning rollers, etc. my printer continues to jam after the page exits about 2 inches past the "red colored" roller. The jam occurs when feeding from either the paper tray or manuel feed. I tried already the reset option (holding the go botton till all lights come on and press go 5 or even 8 times as sugested by others). Thnaks for the help.

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  • coversier334 Jan 01, 2011

    No, no paper is in the machine or drum.

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It sounds like you've got a piece of paper blocking the mechanism inside. The only option might be to disassemble the printer and find it.

Posted on Jan 01, 2011

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