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HP color laser jet 2600n wont feed paper

2 problems
1. I keep getting a Paper Jam in tray 2 error. It wont feed the paper. when I press the check button on the control panel - it prints the page. one by one (I have to keep pressing the check button for each page)
2. when it finally prints, the colors are repeated and there is a black haze on the entire page.

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  • ternahak Aug 28, 2008

    I keep getting a Paper Jam in tray 2 error. It wont feed the paper.

  • ravuth Sep 11, 2008

    I got the same problem

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Found problem ??

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

  • MickeyMarley Dec 13, 2010

    Don’t mind me as I will tell you how to fix this in a little more detail.

    Open front of machine, remove ink cartridges. At the bottom (Inside bottom) there is a black plastic strip held in place by two screws, remove screws and this now gives you access to the rubber feeder, I should point out first of all that the rubber only goes round half of the feeder so if you cant get access from the bottom of the printer when you pull out the paper tray then continue with my method as the rubber was facing the inside for me (towards to the cartridges, so a slight stripping match required)

    As pointed out above clean the rubber feeder with alcohol, I used alcohol hand wash (It is everywhere now days), I also blew out the dust that had gathered.

    Replace plastic strip, stick in yer cartridges and start printing again. I very nearly bought a new printer today so hopefully this method helps you.

    Many thanks

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