HP Officejet 5510 All-In-One Thermal Printer Logo

Question about HP Officejet 5510 All-In-One Thermal Printer

1 Answer

Out of paper

My copier will not feed papers thru the bottom feeder. It tries to then says I am out of paper. I also can not fax now either. I have enough paper and nothing was jammed. Help!

Posted by kenpamela on

  • kenpamela Aug 23, 2007

    tried but he rollers aren't moving. think its mechanical problem. Thanks

×

Ad

1 Answer

Anonymous

Printers and copiers generally pull paper in the same way. First there's something that pushes the paper up to a roller, then the roller spins and pulls in a page. The most common problem I've seen (and you may be able to watch this on your printer depending on how the paper is stored) is that the roller that pulls the paper gets dirty or just dries out over time and can't get enough friction to pull a piece of paper. The solution to this problem (though it may be temporary) is to clean the roller. You can do this using Isopropyl Alcohol and a lint free cloth (coffee filter works well). Or you can roll the roller over the sticky side of clear packing tape (I read this recently but haven't tried it). Let me know if this works or not.

Posted on Aug 22, 2007

Ad

Add Your Answer

×

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

0helpful
1answer

I am feeding a portrait fax letter size and it is being received partially - one half is cut off. please explain

It sounds as if the document feeder is not recognizing the proper size of paper. Try making a copy, is the copy correct or is the copier indicating to load a certain size of paper. The paper width guides as well as the raised tabs on the document feeder tell the copier the proper paper size. Could the problem be on the other end? I know I have several customers that have the paper size dials or indicators incorrect for the paper in their cassettes. This would be if only a single reciever of your fax is complaining. You may want to see if rotating the fax in the LTR-R direction works.
0helpful
1answer

The paper keeps jamming during feed I have changed it but it still jams, I think there is a fault with the feed section at the bottom but I cant find a manual that shows technical details for repairs so I...

Did you replace paper feeder with new one? Most paper feeder problem are rubber at paper pick up roller (bottom side) and small spring at bottom paper pick up roller. Check for "something" slip at paper feeder and lubrication at paper feeder mechanic.
1helpful
2answers
4helpful
2answers

Paper won't feed into printer

I have taken a piece of cardboard, like the ones you get with a new shirt, size it to 8.5 x 11, and tell the printer to print a test page. hand feed the cardboard thru, and most times it will clean out the residual paper pieces stuck in the internal rollers. I have used this method several times and was successful 99% of the time. It isn't rocket science, but It may work. You will probably have to push the cardboard thru, but do not force it to much. It will not go thru easily on its own. Just a suggestion.
0helpful
1answer

PAPERS WONT FEED THRU TOP FEEDER

im having the same problem was working fine then quit feeding
0helpful
1answer

Feeding paper for scanning/faxing - e-studio350

If u put stack of papers on the feeder, but it didnt pick well or paper jam occur, u need to check the feeder unit. Normally roller is wear and tear, foreign materials inside the feeder and etc will cause paper jam on feeder.
0helpful
1answer

Paper does not feed

Try feeding a post card or a different kind of paper thru the feeder tray, make sure that it is going in smoothly.

Try something innovative for checking out those rollers
0helpful
1answer

Paper feeder

clean the rubber roller with alcohol this roller gets dirty all the time...this feeds the paper...im trying to upload my drawing..to guide you..
0helpful
1answer

The document feeder keeps trying to feed

You have a bad Document transfer sensor. Sensor is located under the doc. transfer roller.
Not finding what you are looking for?

201 views

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top HP Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

Vinaya Kumar...
Vinaya Kumar...

Level 3 Expert

1124 Answers

Ekse

Level 3 Expert

13435 Answers

Cindy Wells

Level 3 Expert

6450 Answers

Are you a HP Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...