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Carriage Jam - HP Printers & Copiers

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  • Anonymous Aug 20, 2008

    The paper is jamed

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    carriage jam paper jam removed but printer still says jam and will not shut down

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    HP L7780 = Carriage Jam

  • Anonymous Nov 18, 2008

    carriage jam

  • idrissdaboss Mar 03, 2009

    It is making a horrible loud clicking noice. The visual says carriage jam. There is no paper jam. What do I do?

  • grantmikey Mar 16, 2009

    my printer is stating a carriage jam

  • Anonymous Apr 21, 2009

    same

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It is making a horrible loud clicking noice. The visual says carriage jam. There is no paper jam. What do I do?

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  1. Lubricate the carrige rail with a cotton swab soaked with WD-40 lubricant.Do not spray WD-40 onto the carriage rail as you will get oil onto the paper feed rollers.

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Carriage jam


Hi
The carriage door is the cartridges access door.Access the cartridges and make sure they're properly installed.To open:
  • Turn the machine on.
  • Open the cartridges door by lifting from the front center of the device until the door locks into place on its own.

Feb 27, 2012 | HP C6250 InkJet Printer

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I'm getting an error msg and can't print. It says please fix cartridge jam and hit enter. I can't find any jam. What do I do?


If there isn't a cartridge jam then it's probably a carriage jam:
However, I'm not too familiar with clearing a carriage jam. I just know that if your cartridges are not blocked then the carriage is likely at fault. You will need to Google this on how to fix a carriage jam.

Jan 24, 2011 | HP OfficeJet 6110 All-In-One InkJet...

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I just changed the (2) ink cartridges in my HP PCS 1610 All-in-One HP printer and now get an error message "CARRIAGE JAM - OPEN DOOR. CLEAR CARRIAGE JAM, AND THEN PRESS OK." I don't see any jam...


Have you tried moving the carriage to see if it really is jammed? Maybe you haven't put the levers down properly on your new cartridges....remove them, see if the carriage slides, then refit them and check the carriage again. You wont visually 'see' a carriage jam,; you have to try moving it. By the way, if it doesn't move, DONT force it to try and overcome the jam try and reason out why it doesn't move.
Hope this helps!
nicam49

Jan 18, 2011 | HP PSC 1610v All-in-One Printer

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The visual says carriage jam. But there is no jam.. I have opened the print-carriage access door to clear the jam, but there is no jam.


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.

http://www.fixya.com/support/t5821600-carriage_jam_open_door_clear

Aug 28, 2010 | HP Printers & Copiers

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What is a carriage jam


here are some solutions for your carriage jam error.

1. Clear any jam...remove loose paper.
2.Clear the jam from the back of the printer
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turn off the printer...remove the rear access door..
pull the paper out of the roller and return the rear access door.
3. Clear the paper jam from the front of the printer..while printer is on..open the carriage access door..
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disconnect the power cable from the back.. remove the paper output tray.
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look inside the product..check for torn papers..gently pull out the paper fromthe roller...return the paper output tray and the carriage access door. plugthe power corn and turn on..
4. Make sure the carriages move freely...while the printer is on.. open the carriageaccess door.
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disconnect the power cord from the back..remove the paper output tray...lookinside if the carriage is stuck and if there is no papers or object that restrictthe carriage to move..return the output tray.. return the carriage accessdoor...
And lastly after doing this steps try to reset the printer and try to print..

To reset the printer....press the power button to turn on theprinter..disconnect the power cord from the product..disconnect the power cordfrom the wall outlet.. wait for 15 seconds.. plug the power cord to the wallsocket....plug the power cord at the back of the printer.. press the power onof the printer.. try to print the test page...

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Good luck! hope this solve the problem

Much appreciated if you rate this help.. thanks

May 10, 2010 | Printers & Copiers

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Error message carriage jam and/or paper jam


Often a carriage jam is caused by a paper jam. If you're getting a carriage jam message and a paper jam message, this video should help.
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Nov 21, 2009 | HP Photosmart C6380 All-In-One InkJet...

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My HP PHotosmart C4150 is reporting a carriage jam. I have removed all paper , opened the door, and reclosed it. It is not working. I cannot see any carriage jam.


Hi

Please see this link from HP, and check how to clear the carriage jam(link includes the pictures aswell)--

HP Photosmart C4150 Carriage jam Troubleshooting

Please do accept this solution and revert for further assistance.

Thanks
Rylee

Jul 07, 2009 | HP Printers & Copiers

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Carriage jam


Usually when the printer displays a carriage jam error the carriage assembly is jamming along the carrige path.
There may be something in the carriage path or the carriage shaft may need lubricating.
Check the area where the carriage is has stoped. There might be an obstruction visible.

Jan 04, 2009 | HP Officejet J5780 All-In-One InkJet...

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