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Machine keeps saying paper out

Hi, the fax machine's feeder roller keeps on rolling and the message on the lcd states "paper out" It won't stop and keeps on cranking the roller, wont stop ever and has to be switched off. It first started with this problem intermittendly but now it has this problem constantly

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You have one of the paper path sensors stuck, or broken. I'm afraid this is a repair center issue, unless you are familiar with the disassembling of the unit. Good luck.

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Hi sdrnjen977,

Here's what you can do to address the issue and clear error message: Document in ADF.

If you press the Stop button during scanning, Document in ADF. Redo operation after checking document in ADF and pressing OK. appears on the LCD. Press OK button so that the remaining document is automatically fed out.

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5. Pull out the jammed document from the ADF.

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Removing the jammed document from the inner side of the Document Cover:

1. If printing is in progress, press the Stop button.

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3. If a multi-page document is loaded, remove any pages other than the jammed page from the ADF.

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