Samsung® Carriage Jam
What are the different ways in which paper can lead to carriage jam in Samsung printer?
While working with your Samsung printer you may encounter a paper jam. Paper jams are usually obvious, but sometimes you may face a situation when there is no indication that the paper has jammed up the printer, in that case, open it up and visually inspect it to search for the jammed paper.
Paper jam may be due to various reasons. Some of them are discussed below:
- Overloaded Tray
- Incorrect Loading of the Paper
- Damaged or Dirty Paper Rollers
- Torn, Wrinkled, or Damp Paper
- Paper Added to a Stack while Printing
- More than One Type of Paper
The above mentioned causes of the paper jam can be prevented as follows:
Never try to overload the tray with paper for your convenience of not loading the tray time and again because it leads to unnecessary paper jam.
Incorrect Loading of the Paper
Before loading the paper, you need to hold the stack of paper, and then tap it to make the stack even on all sides. Ensure that the paper adjusters on the tray are positioned in a right manner. Push the stack of paper into the tray until it stops. Never try to force the paper too far in the tray.
Damaged or Dirty Paper Rollers
If rollers of your printer are leaving marks on the document, then you need to clean them with a wet cleaning pad. Never use chemical cleaners such as benzine, thinner, or alcohol to clean the rollers. Never load the tray with the paper with clips or staples.
Torn, Wrinkled, or Damp Paper
Can you write well on a torn or wrinkled paper? So how can your printer do it? Avoid using the paper that is bent, torn, damp or not flat. Too thin, thick, or glossy papers lead to the jamming of the carriage of your printer.
Paper Added to a Stack while Printing
Adding paper while printing still in process might cause severe damage to the cartridge. Wait for the process to be complete before adding the paper to the tray, that is, you can add the paper only when the printing stops.
More than One Type of Paper
Always use one type of paper at a time. Never try to mix different types, weights, or sizes of paper. Ensure that your printer supports the paper type you are using by consulting the manual that came along with the printer. Mixing different varieties of paper would lead to unnecessary paper jam.
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