How to Fix a Printer Paper Jam on Your Ink Jet Printer?

How to Fix a Printer Paper Jam on Your Ink Jet Printer?

You have a printer paper jam. Don’t know what to do. Just follow these steps. The problem will be solved.

STEP 1: Starting Out

First, disconnect the power cord. This will help in protecting you from electrical shock.

STEP 2: Back Panel Access

Move your printer in such a way that you can access its back panel. Now, the back access panel of the printer needs to be removed.

STEP 3: Looking for Paper

Through the, now open, back access panel, search for the jammed paper. If you see any paper, remove it.

STEP 4: Closing the Panel

Close the back access panel properly. All the screws must be put in place and it must latch into place.

STEP 5: Opening the Top Access Panel

Open the front panel. This is the panel that you open when you want to access your ink cartridges. When you open the panel and the cartridge moves, then it’s still getting power. Therefore, unplug the printer. Now, look for jammed paper in this area.

STEP 6: Remover Paper with Soft Hands

Any paper that you may find should be removed with soft hands. The problem is that the paper feeder will offer you some resistance. Therefore, if you pull with force, the jammed paper is liable to rip. This is a more serious problem. So, avoid it.

STEP 7: Close and Plug In

Now, close the front panel. Turn on the printer. If the printing process is smooth and you can take a printout, it means that you have fixed the printer paper jam problem on your ink jet printer.

This Article is written by John C Arkin.



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