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Hp c6180 keeps erroring that there's no paper, when it does recognize paper

It prints with the top corner folded over, then jams. I've cleared jams from back, but the front paper tray seems like it isn't seating right.

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  • mugglewump Aug 18, 2008

    Thanks, what do you suggest for fixing it? Can I fix it--it's gotten very light since I got it six months ago--or should I buy replacement parts and repair it, or should I pitch it? I'm furious that it breaks down so much, errors so much, with my mac. 


    Can I fix this thing? Is it worth it? I paid about 200 US and it's practically new. It drinks ink like a thirsty creature. The ink is VERY expensive. 


    What about the defcom reset using the * and # keys and resetting it, for what it's worth? Is that useful?

  • mugglewump Aug 18, 2008

    Also, I think the paper tray isn't in straight. When I look at the bottom of the printer, there are two buttons that slide for moving? the tray? I'd like to remove and put it back in straight, is that a possibility?


    Thanks, for the help, by the way. I didn't say that in my previous message and I should have because you responded so quickly and with such precise technical knowledge. This printer makes me so mad I forget my manners.



  • Anonymous Jan 30, 2009

    Even though we keep the paper on the main tray, error message keep coming to load the paper hp c 6180

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Folded corner is 2 things
a) it's gettig folded somewhere along the paper path ( you would have to stop it at every step to see at what point it gets folded)

b)usually the fuser claws are the problem ( right before the exit the part that gets hot has some claws that ride ON the heat roller 3-5 depending on the machine, one is going bad )

Posted on Aug 18, 2008

  • CheckitRight
    CheckitRight Aug 18, 2008

    try these sites and check for parts and price to determine if to toss

    precisionroller.com

    feedroller.com

    Inkjets were made for the everyday consumer, they are cheaper but in the long run cst you more !!!!!!!!!



  • CheckitRight
    CheckitRight Aug 18, 2008

    you can remove the tray, the buttons you are referreing to are most likely to change the size of the paper, Legal, Letter, etc..

    take it out you should see a track or guides that the tray slides in, check to see if something is broken, ( might be the tray itself)

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