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Unable to print

I am getting the message "unable to print"
There is no paper jam
there are no faxes
I have unplugged printer, waited several minutes and when I plug it back in and turn it on I get the same "unable to print" message

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  • jennkate1 Sep 02, 2008

    There are no foreign objects or paper inside my printer.
    I've also unplugged the machine for several minutes and when I turn it back on it is still unable to print.


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  1. Check for foreign objects, such as a clip or ripped paper, inside the machine.
    Open the scanner cover by pulling up on the lower right corner of the cover. Look inside the machine and remove any foreign objects. If you see jammed paper or another item inside this area, gently pull it out and then close the scanner cover securely.
  1. If the error continues to appear, the machine may have a mechanical problem.
    If the error message continues to appear, the machine will need to be reset.

See page 123 of the manual for more. http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/files/dlf/doc000222/MFC-210C_UsaEngUsr_B.pdf

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