: Printer displays the PAPER JAM error message/code often, sometimes paper jam is displayed when there is no obvious paper jam.
Please refer to your printer documentation for removing paper jams first
If there is paper jammed in the printer it should always be removed in the direction the paper would
Care must be taken not to tear the paper when it is being removed, if it is torn the paper may proove verry difficult to remove.
If paper is jamming regualar please check the paper feed path for paper debris, dirt etc and remove it.
On laser printers they is normaly a build up of loose toner, this may be causing the internal paper sensors to become faulty. These are usualy best cleaned
with a hoover or compressed air.
Sometimes the paper pickup rollers could be worn or dirty, these are normaly located under the printer (Large middle one if matrix printer). These sould be cleaned with solvent and if
they are worn replaced. A tempory fix for worn rollers is to use a very fine sand paper and make the surface rough.
Make sure the paper used is correct to the users guide specs.