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Random multifeeds and jams.

If at any point i run 10 copies, there will be at least 1 jam and 1 case of pulling two sheet at once from the tray. never in the same order. always random within ten copies. any help would be appreciated!

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When it jams I take it that there is two sheets stuck together? If so then the paper tray separation pad will need replacing. To check if the machine it working ok try using the side feed.

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Jam in top 3015d


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Occasionally, media becomes jammed during a print job. An error in the software program and a jam message on the printer control panel display indicate a media jam. To prevent a jam, see the following instructions:
  • Only print on media that meets HP specifications.
  • Only print on media that is not wrinkled, folded, or damaged.
  • Make sure that the printer is clean.
  • Make sure that the input trays are loaded properly and are not too full. See the start guide for more information about loading input trays.
When adding new media, always remove all of the media from the input tray and straighten the stack of new media. This helps prevent multiple sheets of media from feeding through the printer at one time, which reduces media jams

Clearing a media jam


CAUTION: Media jams might result in loose toner on the page. Use cold water to wash toner off of clothes, as hot water will permanently set the toner into fabric. To remove toner from hands, wash hands in cold water.
CAUTION: Do not use a sharp object, such as a pencil or scissors, to remove jammed media.
NOTE: When clearing jams, including jams in the output bin, always push the print-cartridge-door release to open the top cover, and remove the print cartridge. Keep the top cover open and the cartridge out until the jam has been cleared. Opening the top cover and removing the print cartridge relieves tension on the printer rollers, which makes removing jammed pages easier.


Push the print-cartridge-door release and open the top cover.
Figure 1: Pushing release and opening top cover

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Grasp the handle of the print cartridge and remove it. Set it aside.
Figure 2: Removing print cartridge


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CAUTION: To prevent damage to the print cartridge, do not expose it to light any longer than necessary. Place the print cartridge in a paper bag or other opaque container until it can be placed back in the printer.

With both hands, grasp the side of the media that is most visible (this includes the middle), and carefully pull it free from the device.
Figure 3: Jammed media most visible


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When the jammed media is removed from this area, replace the print cartridge.
Figure 4: Replacing printer cartridge


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Press the supporting springs, and close the top cover.
Open the media input tray and remove any media from the tray.

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Slide the media guides inward as far as they will go. Press and hold down the tabs inside the media input tray, and slide the media input tray out of the printer.
Figure 6: Removing media input tray


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With both hands, grasp the side of the media that is most visible (this includes the middle), and carefully pull it free from the device.
Replace the input tray into the device.
Figure 7: Replacing input tray


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After clearing the media jam, it may be necessary to shut down the printer, and then turn it on again.

NOTE: To add new media, remove all of the media from the input tray, straighten the stack of media after adding the new media, and then place the stack in the tray.
Clearing other media jams
CAUTION: Do not use a sharp object, such as a pencil or scissors, to remove jammed media.
If the media has jammed where it exits the printer, grasp the leading edge of the media and pull the media out through the output bin.
Figure 8: Removing jammed media from output bin


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NOTE: If the printer is shut off before clearing the media jam, turn it on again, and then restart the printing or copying job.
Tips to avoid media jams
Make sure the automatic document feeder (ADF) media lever is in the correct position for the media being used. Slide it to the single-sheet setting (to the right) when scanning on thick media. Slide it to the multiple-sheet setting (to the left) when scanning on regular media.
Make sure that the input tray is not overfilled. The input tray capacity varies depending on the type of print media that is used.
Check that the input tray is securely in place.
Do not add print media into the input tray while the printer is printing.
Use only HP-recommended media types.
Do not let print media stack up in the output bin. The print media type and the amount of toner used affect the output bin capacity.
Check the power connection. Make sure that the power cord is firmly connected to both the device and the power supply box. Plug the power cord into a grounded AC power outlet.
Media jams occur in the automatic document feeder (ADF)

Occasionally, media becomes jammed during a copy, scan, or fax job.

A software error message indicates a media jam, and the Doc feeder jam Clear, Reload message appears on the printer control panel display to indicate a jam.
  • The ADF input tray is loaded incorrectly or is too full.
  • The media does not meet HP specifications.
Typical automatic document feeder (ADF) jam locations Input tray areas: If the page is sticking out of the input tray, try to remove it gently from the input tray without tearing the page.
Figure 9: Removing jammed media from input tray


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Output paths: If the page is sticking out of the output bin, try to remove it gently without tearing the page.
Figure 10: Removing jammed media from output bin


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  • Intermediate location: If the page is sticking out of the input tray and into the output area, see "To clear a media jam from the automatic document feeder (ADF)" below for instructions.

Automatic document feeder (ADF) media lever If a thick media is being used, slide the media lever to the single-sheet setting (to the right). Load a single sheet of media into the ADF.
When the copying, scanning, or faxing jobs are complete, slide the ADF media lever back to the multiple-sheet setting (to the left).
Clearing a media jam from the automatic document feeder (ADF)
  1. Using both hands, pull the printer control panel door toward you.
    Figure 11: Opening printer control panel door.
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  1. Remove any jammed media. Figure 12: Removing media
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NOTE: Use only your hands to remove jammed media. Using other objects can damage internal parts.
Make sure that all of the pieces of media are removed, and then close the printer control panel door.
Figure 13: Closing printer control panel door


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How to Fix a Paper Jam in a Copy Machine


It seems inevitable that the copy machine will have a paper jam. You need the copies immediately, so how do you fix the jam? Luckily, ingenuity and a manual, can help you fix the problem yourself. Fixing a paper jam, can elevate you to hero status amongst your co-workers.

  1. Discover the location of the jam. Carefully open the cover of the copy machine and the paper tray to see exactly where the paper is jammed.
  2. Step 2 Turn off the copy machine before pulling out the paper.
  3. Step 3 Pull the page out, the opposite way it is fed into the copier. Pull the jammed sheet out gently. If you tug too hard, the paper may rip.
  4. Step 4 Check for any paper fragments and clean up any torn pieces.
  5. Step 5 Check the roller where the jam occurred to be sure none of the copier parts are loose or broken. The roller should be smooth all the way across with no possible snags.
  6. Step 6 Replace the cover and paper tray and turn the machine back on.
  7. Step 7 Press the button to cancel the paper jam message. This button will vary among copy machines. The display will tell you which button to push.




on Jul 14, 2010 | Printers & Copiers

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The paper keeps jamming, I cant see anything in the way. any help is appreciated.


If paper doesn't feed correctly when printing, remove it and fan the edges of the paper to separate the sheets. Reload the paper against the right side and slide the edge guide against it. Do not load too many sheets at once.
If paper has jammed: 1. Press x Start to eject the jammed paper. 2. If paper is still jammed, gently pull it out from the output tray or sheet feeder. If paper is stuck inside, press the P On button to turn off the printer. Then lift the scanner, remove the jammed paper and torn pieces, close the scanner, and turn the printer back on.
If documents don't feed correctly in the Automatic Document Feeder, make sure the corners of the paper are not bent, folded, or curled up. Do not load more than 10 sheets of legal-size paper at a time. If documents have jammed: 1. Open the ADF cover and pull any paper out to the left. Caution: Do not try to remove the paper without opening the ADF cover first, or you could damage the mechanism. 2. Select Yes or press OK to clear any messages on the display screen. 3. Reload the paper.

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How to clear paper jam?


How to clear the jam depends on where the jam is.

If the Jam is in Tray 1:
1. If you can see the jammed sheet, remove the jammed sheet by pulling it straight out.
2. If you cannot see the jammed sheet, open the tray 1 door and pull out tray 2.
3. Push down on two tabs to release the tray 1 panel.
4. Remove the jammed sheet by pulling it straight out.
5. Push up on two tabs to replace the tray 1 panel.
6. Replace tray 2.

If the Jam is in Tray 2:
1. Pull out tray 2 and place it on a flat surface.
2. Remove the jammed sheet by pulling it straight out.
3. Replace tray 2.
4. Press OK to continue printing.

If the Jam is in the Fuser area:
1. Open the rear door.
2. Remove any jammed sheets.
3. Close the rear door.

If the Jam is in the Output Bin:
1. Look for jammed paper in the output bin area.
2. Remove any visible media
3. Open and then close the rear door to clear the message.

It is possible that the paper may tear when clearing the jam. Be sure to clear any paper fragments that tear off.

Dec 16, 2010 | HP LaserJet CP1515n Printer

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I cant fix the paper jam problem. every time i take the paper jam out it jams again


I have had paper jams in five different places on this machine. It has jammed at the pickup point from the tray, in which case you have to remove the paper tray and pull the jammed paper out. It has jammed at the manual paper feed tray, in which case you just have to pull the jammed paper out of the feed rollers. It has jammed at the toner/drum, in which case you have to open the front cover and pull the toner cartridge out to remove the jam. It has jammed in the back of the machine where the paper feeds through to the output tray, in which case you have to open the small back panel and remove the paper. And it has jammed in the output rollers, in which case you have to reach inside the output tray and remove the paper. Then once the jam is cleared there are times when the machine has to be unplugged for up to 8 hours to reset before it will function properly.

Aug 16, 2010 | Brother MFC 8840D All-In-One Laser Printer

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When trying to print the printer pulls in more than 1 sheet of paper causing a jam in e.ta


just folowe the steps

1. 1
Switch off the printer and disconnect the power supply. Allow any residual charge to fade away before putting your hands or metal tools inside the chassis.
2. Step 2
Pin down the exact location of the jam. The three hot spots for a jam are the paper tray, anywhere between the feed tray and the print carriage, or between the print carriage and the output tray.
3. Step 3
Take off the front paper tray if the sheet got stuck while it was still in the front area of the printer. If the sheet jammed here, you should be able to see most of the paper.
4. Step 4
Pull on the sheet with both hands and steady pressure. Do not tug as you might rip the paper, leaving a chunk of it deeper in the machine.
5. Step 5
Open the back panel to reach paper jammed between the feed tray area and the print carriage of the all-in-one printer. Carefully remove the jammed paper from the machine.
6. Step 6
Use the carriage access door to reach a jam further inside the all-in-one printer. You may need to move the print carriage out of your way to clear the jam.
7. Step 7
Return any access panels to their closed and locked positions. Plug your printer back in and flip the power switch.

Apr 21, 2010 | Epson Aculaser C1100 Printer

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Continuous Paper Jam


Could try cleaning the peper feed rollers, may be debris on the feeders. Possibly could be damaged..
Rich

Aug 13, 2009 | Canon LaserBase MF5750 All-In-One Printer

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XEROX 6110 coloer printers


Xerox 6110 Code Description A1-1 to A1-32 All indicate a paper path problem, etc. in the ADF A2 ADF exit problems A3 Irregular size documents A5 ADF interlock A6 ADF single sheet document reset A7 Platen interlock A8 ADF exit interlock C1 Tray 1 jam C2 Tray 2 jam C3 Tray 3 jam C6-1, C6-2 Jams related to duplex C6-3 Registration sensor, re tray 1 C7-1, C7-2 HCF feed problems C7-3 Tray 1 feed problem C8 Paper stays in tray or duplex or HCF C9 Bypass feed problem E1-10 to E1-25 Internal jam E1-6 Paper on registration sensor E2 Reset signal happened. Might read E-2 something else E3-30 to E4-14 Exit jam E3-6 Exit jam E4-10 to E4-14 Inverter sensor not actuated E4-15 Inverter sensor E4-40 to E4-45 Duplex entry sensor E4-6 Inverter sensor E5 Front door interlock E6-1 Tray 1 interlock E6-2 2 tray or duplex interlock E6-3 HCF interlock E7-2, E7-3 Duplex interlock E8-6 to E8-15 Duplex entry sensor F1-1 Sorter entry sensor F1-6 Sorter exit sensor F3 Paper size not available for sort/stack F5 Sorter interlock J1 Add toner J3 Replace copy cartridge J7 Replace copy cartridge J8-1 Wrong copy cartridge installed J8-2 Copy cartridge EEPROM L6 Auditron or other counter problem L8 Platen glass temperature is too high L9 Communication problem between interimage erase/edge lamps and main board U1-1 Main motor drive problem U2-1 to U2-4 Scan home sensor U3-1 Lens sensor U4-1 Open fuser thermistor U4-2 Fuser did not warm up properly U4-3 Fuser temperature too high U4-4 Fuser problem. Staying on too long U4-6 High fuser temperature U5-1 Sorter bin home switch not activated U5-2 Sorter bin home switch stayed actuated U5-3, U5-4 Sorter bin home switch U6-1 ROM problem U6-2 RAM problem U6-3 Low battery U6-4 Incorrect value in NVM. Reinitialize main board with code 20-96 U8-1 to U8-6 Problem with exposure lamp, lamp sensor, lamp board

Jan 03, 2009 | Printers & Copiers

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When printing paper continues to jam.


  1. Take out paper tray 1.
  2. Remove any jammed sheets of paper you find there.
  3. Once you have done this, reinstall the paper tray and try printing again.
    Note: You may receive a message informing you that another sheet of paper is jammed elsewhere in the printer. If so, please open the front door and remove the toner cartridge. Also open the rear door of the printer (and the duplex option if a duplex unit is installed). Remove any and all jammed sheets of paper you find. Then try printing again.
  4. If the printer jams again with a 241 Paper Jam error message, look to see if it has tried to feed a sheet of paper out of the tray.

Dec 16, 2008 | Printers & Copiers

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Repeated paper jam in fuser


Fuser's orange roller is not meant to be wrinkled, if this is then I would recommend you replace it (just slides out) pic below
b4eead5.jpg If printing on card, you need to feed via manual bypass and exit from the back, not on the top, aka the "face up tray." Tray pulls out from rear. Rear tray will only stack a few card sheets at once.

Setting on printer's control panel must be set to card/heavy paper type on manual bypass tray

Their may still be some card in fuser causing jams.

Please rate as FIxya or post back,
Cheers
S. :-)

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