If the carriage is not home, the post is covered by the carriage and it cannot come up. I was at my wits end trying to figure it out. I stopped a paper from loading during a multi-page print. I just pushed it a bit to the right, it clicked into place and off I went to continue scanning my documents. The printer cartridge was all the way to the right.

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I was having a hell of a time trying to fix this nonexistent “paper jam. Any ideas why this would happen?

If the post is not vertical, wpson unit will indicate a paper jam. Presumably that dislodged some debris or other, although I did not see anything.

Sites on the internet suggest that you need to release epaon move the carriage out of the way so you can put blotting paper down before using the cleaning fluid. I really love this printer and want to fix it. Epson Stylus Color After following the suggestions, the post is now vertical and the paper jam message is gone.


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So glad I found this and yes, a year epsob the post, the solution still works although I didn’t have to use force to move the white plastic post. So, my better half had to purchase a new printer to replace it.

Tried 8 million things, but this one worked. I cannot move it, and it is getting me so desperate, because it makes the print head get stuck. Worked like a champ. Took out all cartridges, used tube and Cis ink syringe to push alcohol to clean ink jets – not much, but in and out a few times. Googled the problem and found your post very quickly.

Turning the printer off and on does nothing – same message.

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Is it possible to send a picture? It will be slightly diagonal to the only screw that is visible near the ink cartridge. I found the little post, and it was leaning slightly forward. Your post saved me having to buy a new printer. Tried your fix with the post. I too had the same problem. You save me a few bucks.


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Keep riding with the rubber on the road and the wind in your face. This post can rotate to a vertical position or to almost horizontal. I will add my thanks as well. The “snap” as the cartridge seats is a bit of a shocker – but it works! I had tried everything without success when I found this post.

The post must be in the up position or you will have a jam error. I had the same dreaded paper jam msg but no paper jam. As many have said I got around this by holding it upright with a pencil when I turned on the machine.

Then it tells me the spooler is broken. As with all the other responses, thanks so much for you solution. Just used your suggestion on my printer which happens to be an Epson WF