Fix “Fake Paper Jam” Issues of HP Printer


Get the information why the fake Paper jam error message is shown on the HP printer control panel. Check here the solution to fix this issue easily.

How to Cear “Fake Paper Jam” in

HP Printers

HP Printers are the most trustable gadget which is widely used for the

purpose of office and home printing job. Till to date, there are

numerous series has been launched by Hewlett Packard including

Deskjet, LaserJet, Photosmart, Office Jet, and more. These all printing

devices are well-versed to perform a printing job in an easy and

reliable way. Beside these highly-efficient features, there is a hidden

bitter fact- we cannot deny the fact that every gadget is not longlasting;

it will get damaged at one point. The same thing is applicable

to the printers. If you do not pay proper attention toward your device

then you may face several errors which can only be resolved by

following Hewlett Packard printers troubleshooting steps.

There are several issues a user can face while using an HP printer

especially when he/she do not pay much attention to its maintenance.

Some common issues are a connectivity issue, compatibility issue, ink

cartridges, paper jam, and paper feed. Do you know, there are some

issues which are not really present but still, your device will get an

error message? For instance, “Fake Paper Jam” error, to resolve this

error, follows these simple steps.

Step1: Remove Loose Paper from the Tray

If there is any loose paper in the tray, remove it carefully. It is advised

to remove the loose paper instead of jammed paper.

Step2: Clear Paper Jam from the Printer’s Back Side

Power Off the printing device then removes the power cord.

Remove the printing accessory from the back side. Carefully pull

out the papers.

Check the rollers whether they are revolving then clear the paper

jammed from inside the device.

Step3: Clean the Rollers

Take a cotton cloth, dip into in water then wipe the rollers.

Pat them dry. Reattach the duplexer and push it little forward till it

fixes in its place.

Reconnect the power cord and switch on the power button.

Load paper on a paper tray and take a test printout.

If the error still appears then reset your HP printer. Resetting the

printer will restore the original setting or the printer and also

disconnect the device from all wireless networks. This will help you to

reconfigure your device with an ease. Else, it is recommended to

contact HP printers technical support service for further assistance.


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