Fix HP Printer Error Code E3

Fix HP Printer Error Code E3

HP printers are highly popular machines that come with many admirable features with the latest updates. Though they are extremely valuable, they also face some issues, and Error Code E3 is one among them. If your HP printer shows this error code on its screen, it indicates that there is a carriage jam. This might also result in the paper jam problem. If you have encountered this problem, follow the below-provided methods to fix the issue of the HP printer error code E3.

Basic troubleshooting methods

Remove the jammed paper

Check whether the paper gets jammed on the printer.

  1. If your printer is turned on, turn off the printer.
  2. Disconnect the power cord from the printer.
  3. Wait until the printer gets cooled down.
  4. Now, open the cartridge access door of your HP printer.
  5. Check whether the paper is jammed inside the printer.
  6. Remove the jammed paper from the printer carefully without any damage.
  7. Once removed, check whether there is any other problem with accessing the carriage in the printer.
  8. If there is any, check out the problem and resolve it.
  9. Make sure that the carriage is easily accessible without any struggle.
  10. Close the cartridge access door.
  11. Connect the power cable to the printer.
  12. Press the ON button on the printer control panel.
  13. Now, make sure that the Error Code E3 does not occur on the printer control panel.
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Reset the printer

Make sure that you reset your HP printer before performing any other technical troubleshooting.

  1. Confirm that your printer is turned on.
  2. If your HP printer has a rechargeable battery, remove it gently.
  3. Ensure that your HP printer is turned on and disconnect the power cable from the printer.
  4. Unplug the power cable directly from the power outlet.
  5. Wait for a minute.
  6. Now, reconnect the power cable to the power outlet and the printer.
  7. Press the ON button on the printer control panel.
  8. Make sure the problem gets fixed.

Remove the toner and reinstall it

If your printer has a toner cartridge, make sure that you remove it from the printer and reinstall it to get rid of the Error Code E3.

  1. Turn off the printer. Remove the power cord from it.
  2. Wait until the printer cools down.
  3. Now, open the cartridge access door of your printer.
  4. Remove the toner cartridge assembly from the printer gently.
  5. Wait for a minute.
  6. Now, reinstall the toner cartridge inside the machine firmly until it locks.
  7. Close the cartridge access door.
  8. Connect the power cord to your HP printer and press the ON button.
  9. Make sure that the HP printer Error Code E3 gets fixed.

In case the problem persists, contact our technical support team to help you get rid of the HP printer Error Code E3.

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