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How to clear paper jam in HL 5040 laser printer

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Clearing paper jam in a printer is simple almost seven step procedure.
i. Put off the printer.
ii. Open all the covers/shutters on the printer (usually one in front or top and one at the back.
iii. Now pull out the cartridge carefully.
iv. Site the paper that has jammed and pull it out in the opposite direction of its movement. (Pulling the paper in the opposite direction is important for the printer mechanism).
v. Return the cartridge and press it firmly inside.
vi. Close all covers.
Power on your printer and you should be able to print again.

Posted on Dec 04, 2009

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Open the back cover pull out paper pull out toner and paper pull out paper tray and jammed paper

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Just click on this link and you'll have the step by step procedure on how you'll clear paper jam. This troubleshooting works for HL-5140, HL-5150D, HL-5170DN brother printers.

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You this manual to clear your paper jam.
Directly go to page No. 91 it explains how to open the door and paper tray to clear the paper jam.

http://static.globalcomputer.com/pdf/Brother-HL-2140-Mono-Laser-Printer-Manual.pdf

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If you remove the drum unit and cartridge it will all come out in one go.

Open the right hand end. The black T700 cartrige will be seen and it looks as if it is screwed in. However it is NOT just get a firm grip and pull the entire unit out (It snaps in and is quite tight... keep pulling it will come and there are no clips to break as you pull)

As it is removed, all the paper will come out in one go. A bit daunting if you have not done it before. Refit is the exact reverse, push it in quite firmly and it will latch back in place with a pleasing clunk! Hope that helps.

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