Paper James after replacing Toner. All lights flashing
Hi I am getting a paper jam every time I try to print after changing the toner; it does not matter if it's through the tray or manual feed. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Also the paper comes out with wrinkles. All lights flashing
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Causes for paper jams in Printers are given below:
* Dust or debris * Rotating drum problem * Toner or fuser complaint
Dust or debris
One of the main causes for paper jams is the presence of dirt, dust, or debris in your toner cartridge. The paper coming into the cartridge would get stuck. So clean your printer regularly. Remove the dust from the printer. Also find out whether any jams occurred in the sensor hole in the upper part of the rotating drum. Do not touch the roller while cleaning. If the oil in your body gets into the roller, the printing media cannot roll over it properly and you can't get rid of the printer problem.
Rotating drum problem
If there is no direct symptom of paper jam and still you cannot do printing properly, find whether it is because of drum problem. If the paper gets into the end gear of the rotating drum and gets stuck there, you cannot access the printing function. Switch off your printer and check the plastic arms of the printer drum. If there is any paper piece jammed in any of the arms, you can't continue printing. Here also cleaning is the best method to solve the problem. While cleaning, check the arms of the rotating drum.
Toner or fuser complaint
Toner complaint may also cause paper jams. It can be solved only by replacing it. When you switch on the loop back plug in, two flash lights appear; then it indicates paper jam. The oil spillage in toner can cause this problem. If the toner cartridge is not functioning properly, the same problem would be the result. The diodes or transistors in the fuser unit of the printer may get damaged and this can lead to fuser complaints. To solve this problem, you should replace it.
Paper light flashing could mean several things on this machine.
could be a paper jam in the machine. Open the front cover remove the
drum and toner and look in the machine. You can also check in between the drum and toner by removing the toner from the drum. Open the back cover and look
for a Jam as well.
Try putting a piece of paper in the manual
feed tray which is right above the paper tray, sometimes on certain
documents the margins are too big and asks to go into the manual feed
There are actually some certain meaning on the red light and green
light showing different information to user. The summaries are: 1) Green On, Red Off = Printer Ready. 2) Green Fast-Flashing, Red Fast-Flashing = Printer warm up. 3) Green Fast-Flashing, Red Off = Printer off-line. 4) Green Slow-Flashing, Red Off = Processing Data. 5) Green Off, Red On = Cover Opened, Toner Empty or Developer Unit / Drum unit missing. 6) Green Off, Red Fast-Flashing = Paper Jam or waiting for jam reset. 7) Green Off, Red Slow-Flashing = Paper Empty or Paper tray is not inserted. 8) Green Off, Red Off = Printer power is off. 9) Green Very-Slow-Flashing, Red Off = Printer in sleep mode. 10) Green (any condition above), Red Slow-Flashing = Toner low or paper empty.
So what is your printer condition? Better know what is going on your printer so can solve the problem.
Do this You want to check the paperpath so first run a test page you will hear the paper pickup if you stick your ear to the paper tray it should pickup paper within 2 clicks any more than that that means you would need to change the bottom roller and the pad on the tray to be safe, to print a job the printer is timed to do this so if your paper is not picking up in time it will jam (also your fuser the part that heats up the toner on the paper it has a time limit to heat up if it's slow or don't heat up at all you will get a paper jam plus if that happens take your finger and run it across the paper if toner on your finger it's you fuser