If you have any printing device, you know that the carriage of a printer holds the ink cartridges and even slides back and forth for transferring ink onto the printing sheet. But you must know that if some Paper jams issue is obtained into the machine, it can sometimes lead to the carriage jams, mainly after you print on the thicker paper. And you should also know that the carriage stalls, you will probably hear a grinding noise as the printer goes on to move on the carriage. It happens because of the issue that the actuator arm is stuck, which is preventing the carriage and don’t allow it to move. If you want to resolve such problem, you should follow the steps as suggested below:
- You need to unplug the power cord from the device and open the cover to disclose the carriage assembly.
- And then, squeeze the two levers underneath the paper tray together for removing the tray.
- Thereafter, you just have to slide the carriage assembly from the left side of the printer into the middle where you can access it easily. And when the carriage assembly doesn’t slide, you can move to the next step.
- After that, push down the large black bar that can be seen above the rollers and then you need to release it so that it springs back up. And then shift the carriage assembly to the right again. If it still does, just forward to the next step.