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Paper mismatch My faxes are not printing. The error message says there is a paper mismatch and tells me to remove the transparency and press enter. Problem is, I'm not using transparencies, just normal paper. Problem started when I noticed a small, clear, rectangular plastic piece in my paper tray. I think this might be the problem, but I can't tell where to reinsert the piece. Help!

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    I have the exact same problem and found a clear plastic piece, but, don't know where the piece goes.

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Sounds like your spot sensor is broken. It will give you this error if not working properly. It is attached to the right side of the cartridge carriage and emits a small blue light when paper is fed in to the machine. It looks at the paper and tells the machine the paper is there or in this case not there.

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