[rescue] I've had it with my DeskJet 2500CM

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Mon Feb 5 20:50:39 CST 2007

On Feb 5, 2007, at 7:19 AM, Phil Stracchino wrote:

> Anyone want a good deal on a semi-basketcase HP DeskJet 2500CM?  It
> prints perfectly well, when it prints.  But it'll print only on 8.5x11
> paper, will print only from tray 2, will do so only if there's  
> paper in
> tray 1 (but won't use the paper in tray 1), and throws constant paper
> jams for no apparent reason.  But once it actually gets its  
> gumption up
> to print the first page of a print job, it'll print its way through  
> the
> rest of the job without a hitch.

It needs a new pickup clutch.  I have a Laserjet 4000TN that wouldn't  
print from tray 2 if tray 3 had paper in it, and would never print  
from tray 3 without jamming.  I bet you have a bad clutch.


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