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Cant get the paper jam paper to turn off and work again

There isnt anything stuck anymore :(
ive tried cleanin tires blowing out dust... taking out drums and cartridges... it worked for one sheet...then the light blinked on and wont print anything :(

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  • Anonymous Oct 02, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem. I wish I knew what the sensor looked like.

  • Ramon Gras
    Ramon Gras Feb 06, 2009

    paper jam blinking, and no paper is jam

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2009

    AL 800 ...PAPER JAM LIGHT5 ON MACHINE WILL NOT COME CLEAN OUT ALL PAPER VISIBLE... MAchine strill will not work???????

  • Ramon Gras
    Ramon Gras May 11, 2010

    Where is this sensor located?

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1- either there is something stuck on the sensor or
2- the sensor is bad or out of place

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