There are many possible causes, the most common cause of error on your printer is having paper or foreign objects get stuck in the input tray. Errors in printers are caused by improper setup. Follow the steps outlined below to learn how to repair your printer.
Generally, if a problem occurs and you need to reset the printer, it is usually enough to do so. In order to reset your printer, you must first unplug your printer. To make sure the motherboard is stable after you have unplugged it, wait for a few seconds before plugging it back in. Connect your printer to power, and wait for it to become active.
Continue to hold down the “Power” button until you see the device's hard drive appear. Allow the operation to complete for a couple of seconds, then press the “Stop” button twice. The procedure should be repeated 2 to 3 times. When you let go of the power button, you should release it gradually.
The last step is to hold down the “Stop” button for 4 seconds. With this, you can be assured that your problem will be fixed. If that does not work, try the following.
Moving on to the next step, now clean the paper feed tray. Pull the printer's lid open and look for the paper feed tray. Now is the time to gather everything together and clear the tray. If you can find any pieces of paper or clips that have been torn out of the paper tray, use the tear as evidence to support your case.
This collection of foreign objects is hindering the paper from being processed smoothly. After removing all the papers, you can then attempt to disassemble the paper tray. If the tray can be removed, make sure to reinstall it properly so that the fitting is secure and fit correctly. Make sure that it is fitted correctly, or else it will not fit. Return all the papers to their original positions and restart the printer. This should help fix your problem.