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Hope you are well, usually that error message stands for paper jam inside the printer, please check the rear door, remove the tray 2 and check for paper stuck.
Turn the printer off (using the power switch at the back of the printer), wait 15 seconds and turn the printer on. The error should disappear; however, if the error does return, turn the printer off and plug the power cord into a different power socket.
The scanner motor is unable to find the home position. This error typically occurs during the startup sequence. Turn the printer off, and on again, and then try the job again. The scanner motor is unable to find the home position.
The 13.02 error message indicates that paper did not clear the top of page sensor (PS103) within the specified amount of time allotted by the DC Controller. This sensor is located underneath the registration assembly. The jam message may vary depending on the location of the page or pages that may be jammed.
13 – Paper Jam

If this code appears you have a paper jam, newer models of HP printers will tell you where the jam is located so you can just follow the instructions on the screen to resolve the error code.

During a print job, the ink cartridge carriage stalls in the printer, and a Carriage Jam or E3 error displays on the printer control panel.
When a 31.13. 13 error appears on the control panel, it indicates that there is a jam in the document feeder because the feeder cover is open. Open then close the document feeder cover. If issue remains, open the document feeder cover.
When a 30.03. 30 error appears on the control panel, it indicates that there is an issue with the scanner. Turn off the printer. Turn the printer back on, and verify that the scanner moves.
The error may occur when there is a communication issue between the formatter and the scanner. Turn the printer off and then back on to clear the error message. note: Performing this action will remove all custom configurations, settings, and files.
A 13. C3. A2 paper jam error appears on the control panel when paper is jammed before it exits the printer, or as it enters the stapler/stacker. Check the printer for jammed paper and clear the jam, if needed.
That error code translates to a tray 2 feed where the paper was detected as too long or too short. As tray 1 prints fine, you can rule out any sensor in the path that the manual feed takes.
This error can mean that an electrical component is disconnected or is having difficulty communicating with the other components. If you`re getting this error, power cycle your printer by turning it off for one minute and then restarting it.
Turn the product on while you press and hold the Resume button for 10-20 seconds. The Attention light turns on. Release the Resume button. The Attention and Ready lights cycle while the product restores factory defaults.
If your printer is turned on, disconnect the power cord from the printer. Keep the power plug unplugged for 60 seconds, reconnect the power cord to the wall, and turn on the printer. If the error persists, remove the cartridge from the printer, clean the cartridge contacts with a cloth, and reinstall the cartridges.
Resetting HP Ink Cartridges. There is no reset button on an ink cartridge by HP either. However, the process of its resetting is similar to an entertaining game, and if done correctly, you`ll be back to printing in only a few minutes. Remove your cartridge from the printer and refill it with ink if needed.
The error code 004-311 indicates an issue with the optional duplex module. Switch the printer off, reseat the duplexer then switch the printer back on.
An Er/03 error message indicates the printer failed to pick a sheet of paper to print. Remove the stack of paper from the tray and check the condition of the paper. Reload the paper, and then try to print, copy or scan. For detailed troubleshooting, go to Printer Does Not Pick Paper.
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Some of the most common printer problems that most of us have experienced include paper jamming, slow printing, uneven printing, and wrong colour output. If you use your printer frequently, we know how annoying it can be to have persisting problems with the printer.
When a 30.03. 23 Error Alignment Calibration Failure appears on the control panel, it indicates there is an issue calibrating the scanner. If there is also a copy or scan quality issue you will see a stripe of lines from the leading edge to the trailing edge of each page.
Normally a 30.01 error is a paper jam in the document feeder. Id check the ADF sensors and look for anything that could be causing a false alarm by the printer.
When a 30.03.22 error is displayed on the control panel, it indicates that there is an error calibrating the scanner. Turn the printer off, and then back on to clear the error. If the issue continues, contact HP technical support to perform more complex troubleshooting steps.
23 or 30.03. 45 Scanner Errors. The resolution for either error is to, if preferred to send a firmware update, then replace the flatbed scanner assembly. It has been found that it is in most cases the internal lamp that has failed, but is not available through HP as a replaceable part.

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Error Code 51.1 says Printer Error No Kidding.lol
ANSWER : Sometimes turning off and on will allow you to print a few pages. The error is a beam detect error. The only real fix is to replace the laser scanner unit. Could be a loose connector on the scanner or DC controller from the scanner. That’s unlikely. You could try the only other free fix which is to open the scanner assy. and clean all the mirrors inside. The dust could obstruct the laser beam enough to cause the detect error.

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Error Code 52.1M
ANSWER : Magenta laser error. The spinning motor bearings cause the squeal and that slows it down causing the error. You could try opening it and lubricating the motor shift with a drop of synthetic lubricant. Do not use more than a drop.

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Scanner error keeps coming up
ANSWER : I am having the same problem with my Epson Workforce 645

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HP CLJ CP 5225 ERROR 55.0601
ANSWER : my printer cp5225 is giving me error code 55.0601 message which i can’t fix please help

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Error Message 4F on MFC 210C
ANSWER : Basically this kind of error caused by loss of voltage on print head. If this is the case then I suggest to buy a new printer rather than replace print head. Print head might be too costly.

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HP 9040 MFP Error code
ANSWER : bonsoir

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Density Shutter Error
ANSWER : I’ve never worked on one of those printers, but I have never, ever seen 1 valid solution for printer repair on fixya.com I read the replies there when I need a good laugh. Makes me wonder what the “techs” on that forum actually do for a living. It certainly couldn’t be printer repair.

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52.0 SCANNER ERROR
ANSWER : Laser scanner assembly.

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