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Paper tray issue

Panel disply will not go to bottom 8.5 x 14 tray. As a result, I cannot print from that tray. When I switch trays, the problem stays with the slot not the tray.

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  • barinusa Jul 25, 2008

    reseating the top did the trick Thanks

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First thing to try is to unplug the machine, Get another person and life the top of the machine off of the tray two module, set the machine aside.
Inspect the connector inside of tray 2. See if it is broken or not.
Then replace the machine on top of tray two carefully and then turn the machine back on to see if that resolved the issue.
IF that did not work, then, on back of the machine you will see a six inch by 6 inch access door with a couple of plastic tabs holding it on. Unplug the machine again, remove that door and remove the memory sticks from the main board, With the memory removed, turn the machine back on and let it come to ready. Power the machine back off, and reinstall the memory sticks, put the door back on and power the machine back up.
You have just removed corruption from the software.
If either of those things do not resolve the issue, then the most likely cause is a failed main processor board in the machine,

Posted on Jul 25, 2008

  • Rick Kasper Jul 25, 2008

    You may have a couple of small brackets to remove from the two tray module. Most of the machines are just sitting on the two tray though. Look on back and see if there are 2 brackets installed on between the machine and tray two. If they are present , obviously remove them. Sorry I forgot to note that.

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