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So I thought my problem was solved with the jam error.  The error has cleared, and it now prints, but it jams every time saying "paper jam check inside / no cartridge".  I open the door and shut it and the paper advances a little and jams again, then I open the top and can easily pull the paper out, but then it tries to print it again and the same thing happens and I can't clear the print job unless I turn off the printer with the paper jammed in it, but when I turn it back on again the paper comes out all the way all on its own.  Any suggestions?

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This is a common issue if you are using generic or remanufactured toner cartridges. However, if you are using authentic Samsung cartridges, then check that the paper size is correctly defined in the application you are printing from (i.e. Word, Excel, etc.). If both issues are ok, then my last guide is to take the unit to an Authorized Service Center and have the paper path senors replaced.

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