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Carriage jam error message on display. i have all in one hp officejet pro L7580 printer

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My Photosmart 2610 just started having this same problem today. As many of you have done, I also went to the hp support website and tried just about everything. Finally I discovered the answer to my problem on my own. Here's what I did (you might want to have a wet rag handy to wipe the ink off your fingers):

1) With the printer on, I pressed "okay" to clear the error message. You should immediately hear the sound of the carriage (the contraption that holds the cartridges) moving inside.

2) Open the print cartridge access door (the main access point for the cartridges) and confirm that the carriage is indeed moving.
If the carriage won't move at all, I'm not sure that this solution will help you. However, if the carriage moves from side to side after you press "okay", please read on.

3) This is unorthodox, so bear with me: when the carriage moves away from it's "resting place" (in my printer it's on the right hand side) and is near the center of the printer, unplug the power cord from the printer. The purpose of this is to free up the undercarriage (which was the part that actually was jammed on my printer).

4) Ensure that the carriage moves freely from left to right and right to left by pushing gently on its sides.

5) Move the carriage to left side of the printer so you have room to access the undercarriage.

6) It might be helpful to have a flashlight or some other light targeting the undercarriage for this next part. If you look directly underneath the undercarriage, you should see a foam/spongy product resting in the base of the printer. The purpose of the sponge is to absorb any ink that escapes from the cartridges. Herein lies the problem: over time, as the undercarriage adjusts to enable the carriage and its cartridges to do their work, the undercarriage gets caught on the inky sponge. Note that the undercarriage is fragile, but is moveable by gently pushing it toward the front or back of the printer.

7) Adjust the undercarriage so you can see the sponge and the "axel" (for lack of a better term) that turns to move the undercarriage forward and back. It may take some detective work, but you should be able to determine where the sponge is supposed to lie. Your goal here is to push the sponge down as far as it will go so that it won't obstruct the movements of the undercarriage.

8) On my printer, there was also a small amount of sponge wrapped around the "axel" that prevented it from moving smoothly. I unwrapped it and double-checked that nothing else was obstructing movement.

9) Final step: leave everything where you moved it, shut the lid, and plug it back in. A little prayer never hurts either. Good luck! AIM ID if you need more help: GnarlyVeaux

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SOURCE: HP Officejet 5110 - Carriage Jam Message

I have an Hp Officejet 5110. I have an error message saying "Open door,clear carriage jam, then press enter". But where is its door? How can I clear the carriage jam?

I tried pressing the # & 6 at the same time, but the error message still there.

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Carriage jam means the carriage, where you put the inks, can't move right to left properly. Sometimes ink on the clear strip behind it is the cause. You can carefully clean with damp Q-tip, and check also that the cleaning assembly on the right where the printhead parks, is not stuck.

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SOURCE: Power button is blinking and Carriage is stalled

there are two cartridge one is the ink cartridge which can be found on the left side of the printer (in front)and the other one is the head cartridge that can be found on the right side if you will open the printer cover that is the carriage check it if the flip cover is lock properly then try to reinsert the head cartridge..

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SOURCE: HP Officejet Pro 8500 has a paper jam. Can't get

Hi! I will be glad to assist you in this issue, here is the link that will fix the issue:

Paper Jam' Message Displays on the All-in-One

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01617494&tmp_task=solveCategory&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=3752459&lang=en

Carriage Jam' Message Displays on the Control Panel Display

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01618201&tmp_task=solveCategory&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=3752459&lang=en

Posted on Oct 11, 2009

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Carriage Jam problem. Have gone through complete troubleshooting routine, but the message just won't go away. Says ""Carriage Jam". No debris to left or right of carriage. In fact, the jam was in the paper...


This error message is displayed by the printer when paper is jammed in one or more locations. In such a case, users are recommended to remove the jammed paper from the specified location. The entire paper path must be checked for any pieces of paper. To stop the message, open and close the top most cover of the printer. Lastly, verify the flags and the sensors. If the problem persists, the cause of the error message could be a broken sensor or sensor lever.
http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Other-printing-questions/Paper-Jam-Error/m-p/305772#M20513

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Started with paper jam and then after that. Error message. Carriage Jam, print carriage access door. Clear and press ok. can't figure out what this means


If you are getting a 'carriage jam' error as soon as you turn on your printer with no tasks in progress, then check for any piece of paper stuck in the carriage. Remove the paper carefully. If the paper tears, part of it might remain inside the paper path and damage the product.

Follow the steps for fix HP Printer Carriage Jam

  • Turn off the printer and open it to see where the paper is stuck.
  • Manually move the carriage toward the opposite side.
  • Check the paper path and remove any piece of paper or any other object that is stuck in the path.
  • Reconnect the power cord and turn on the printer.
http://www.fixya.com/support/t5821600-carriage_jam_open_door_clear

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Hp Officejet L7480 false paper jam message. Resetting the printer has no effect.


Hp paper jam error message is displayed by the printer when paper is jammed in one or more locations. In such a case, users are recommended to remove the jammed paper from the specified location. The entire paper path must be checked for any pieces of paper. To stop the message, open and close the top most cover of the printer. Lastly, verify the flags and the sensors. If the problem persists, the cause of the error message could be a broken sensor or sensor lever.



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Paper jam


Here is the solution, please follow all the steps:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00839319&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=2512008

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Carriage jamed....


good ! that u have mentioned the name of ur printer
paper jam error message appers whenever the pick rollers that helps in pulling the papers are dirty but you will not be able to clean those rollers as you may tru to do a power drain :
1:disconnect the power cable from the back of the printer
2:hit the power button for 10 times when the power cable is disconnected
3:reconnect the power cable and try to see the error again
4: try to clean the rollers on the printer that is there at the back of the printer and front of the printer with a cotton cloth or a lint free cloth with some water

this is for paper jam

carriage jam:
1: try to move the carriage manually for 10 to 15 times and if that is moving then its ok otherwise your printer funtionality has gone bad as because if the carriage will not move then you will not able to print
so service your product

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"Door Open" error message


check all the doors of the printer. If they are not closed, The printer will continue to throw this error.

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Carriage Jam Error display on the LCD!


open the lid ,you will see the cartridge track(steel bar) look both end of the track you will find something stuck over there most likely paper chip

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Carriage Jam -- Paper Jam


I have serviced an officejet pro L7580 which was showing a paper jam error when powered on. our customer had had a paper jam and removed the paper . I found small peices of paper in the pick up assy gears. If you remove the rear door, you need to check the 2 small white gears on the left. turn the roller slowly by hand and clear any paper stuck between the teeth. (they may be very small).

after doing this....no more paper jam errors for me!

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