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Lexmark XC2132

Lexmark XC2132

242.13, 242.18, 243.13 or 243.18 paper jams

What you will see

Paper jams and resulting 24x*.13 and24x.18 errors: these errors increase in frequency as the ream of paper nears the bottom of the stack.

*An x will be a 2 or 3 depending on the option tray in question.

Preliminary troubleshooting

Check or perform the following:

  1. Verify proper paper loading instructions. These are outlined in your User's Guide or Quick Reference Guide. They can befound on by selecting your product and clicking on the Manuals tab.

  2. Look for obvious jams or obstructions that may be hindering a clear paper path.

  3. Look for an uneven surface on Tray 1pass-thru slot as seen in this top image below. If the pass-thru slot looks similar to what is pictured, then Contact Lexmark Technical Support and reference this article ID# SO7239.


Audience: Lexmark and Support Partners Only

CSx10 & CXx10 Diagnostic Tool – ‘24x.13 or 24x.18’ Paper Jam

Defect Symptom

24x.13 Paper Jam 24x.18 Paper Jam

For more information, please see KB Solutions ID: `24x.13 or a 24x.18? Paper Jam Error Messages Due to One of the Paper Trays on the Lexmark CS310, CS410, CS510, CX310, CX410, and CX510.


  1. Check proper paper loading (overfill, tray guides, paper shingling).

  2. Make sure media is not defective (curl, wavy, ream glue) by replacing media.

  3. Tray 1 Pass-through slot issue:



The symptoms in the customer viewable portion of this article.

Check the SN#*.

SN# is...


Between 6CM46 and 6F3GY

Replace Tray 1 - 40X7645

Not between this SN/date range

Still consider a pass-through issue, but further investigate other possible sources of causation.

* A manufacturing defect has been identified affecting the pass-through paper path of the primary tray. This SN# range represents a tray production date range of 3/23/2016 - 6/27/2016.

Repair Sequence 1

  1. Replace pick tires.

  2. Replace Tray 1.

Parts repair 1

  1. Pick Tires – 40X5168

  2. 250 Tray (Tray 1) – 40X7645

Parts repair 2

  1. 650 sheet option – 40X8089

  2. 550 sheet option – 40X8090


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