Why does my printer always paper jam?

Why does my printer always paper jam?

If your printer has a paper tray, do not fill the tray. Overfilling the paper tray is frequently causes paper jams. Many printers have sliding mechanisms that allow different types and sizes of paper to be fed into the printer. If the slider is not correctly positioned, it can cause a paper jam.

How do I stop my printer from jamming the paper?

A good way to stop the printer becoming jammed, is to fan the paper before you put it in the tray as this will shake out any dust and reduce static, which are two major causes of paper jams. Another way to avoid a printer paper jam is to keep your machine clean.

What are two probable causes for printer paper jams?

What are two probable causes for printer paper jams?

  • high humidity.
  • the wrong type of paper.
  • a defective print cartridge.
  • misaligned print heads.
  • an incorrect print driver. Explanation: Humidity can cause sheets of paper to stick together which could cause paper jams.

How can I remove a paper jam from my hp PSC?

Press in the tab on the left side of the rear clean-out door to release the door. Remove the door by pulling it away from the product. Trying to clear a paper jam from the front of the HP All-in- One can damage the print mechanism. Always access and clear paper jams through the rear clean-out door.

What to do if your printer has a paper jam?

If the paper is pushed in too far, more than one page will feed into the printer at a time. Reattach the rear access door by inserting the two pins on the right of the door into the holes for them (as shown in Figure 3 below) and then pressing in gently but firmly on the left side. Reconnect the power cord to the unit and turn the unit on.

What kind of paper to use on HP printer?

Use envelopes with a rectangular flap and/or fold the flap inside the envelope when printing. To determine if the paper is the cause, try using some clean and undamaged sheets of plain Inkjet rated 70 to 90 g/m2 (20 to 24 lb bond) paper such as HP Multipurpose or Bright White paper.