The light that is lit is on the paper tray in front of the machine and its showing the feeder on the top, I checked all the other compartments and there is no paper stuck its showing the feeding on top of machine. please help me. if you want to call me you can reach me at 313.891.1640.
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Most likely a paper jam or trip switch. Worked on copiers for 20 years. All of the areas made for operator removal should be yellow in color or maybe another now. follow inside cover instructions to see where areas you can remove are. Chances are you will have a small piece of paper in the path. Also if you just put in paper make sure you fan it. If you are in a high humidity area paper can soak up small amounts of water. if you are using it remote make sure no one left paper on platen (top) paper feeders are notorious for causing problems. Open up top of document feeder blow out any paper dust, also look for foreign objects. If that light comes on right of way saying check doc feeder, there is something tripping that path sensor or flag.
The above pictures show how to open and set the Pixma 530 printer and also where to set the papers.The paper tray is in the upper panel, when you open the panel it becomes the paper tray as shown in fig.
If the bottom plate shows leaking ink
1) Cause : Inside of the machine is dirty, printed paper may be smudged.
a) Press[ON/OFF] to turn on the machine, then remove any paper from the Autosheet Feeder and Cassette.
b) Press the Open Button to open the Paper Output Tray, and open up amd set the extension by pressing down the hollow on the front side.
c) Place the only one sheet of A4/ Letter-size plain paper in landscape, horizontally fol it in half.
d) Unfold the paper, and load the paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder with the inverted-V edge down.
e) Use right /left arrows to select <BOTTOM CLEANING< from the <MAINTENACE> and press<OK>.
The paper that is loaded in the machine will feed through the machine and be ejected.
If protrusions inside the machine are stained, wipe off the protrusions using a swab or the like.
Important: Before cleaning, be sure to turn off the machine.
3) Cause :Inapproprite media type is used.
* Check to see if the paper you are printing on is too thick or curled.
* Note that smudging may occur at the top and bootm edges of the paper when using Borderless Printing. Ensure that the paper you are using is compatible with Borderless printing.
Refer to the Printer Driver Guide.
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2) Cause : Paper Feed Roller is dirty.
Action : Follow the steps to Clean the Paper Feed Rollers.
Cleaning the Paper Feed Rollers consumes time , so perform this procedure only when neccessary.
A) Press[ON/OFF] to turn on the machine, then remove any paper from the Autosheet Feeder and Cassette.
b) Use [Feed Switch] to select the paper source to clean.
c) Use right and left arrow keys to select <Roller Cleaning> from tbhe <Maintainnace> and press<ok>.
The Paper Feed Roller will rotate as it cleans.
d) Repeat steps c) 2 times.
e) Press the Open button to open the Paper Output Tray, and then open up and set the Paper Output Tray Extension completely by pressing down the hollow on the front side.
f) Load three or more sheets of A4/Letter-sized plain paper lengthways in the paper source you selected in step b.
g) Repeat step c) 3 times.
The paper that is loaded in the machine will feed tthrough the machineand be ejected
If there is not signes of imporvement after performing 3 times, contact the Canon Customer Care Center.
Check input paper feeder at top too - easy to miss. Top flips open with a firm (but not excessive) pull, so you can look there.
If you are sure you've opened and looked under every available panel on the printer (there are many!), turn it off and unplug for half a minute. Make sure all panels are back properly in place, but leave out the paper tray (and no paper either in the rear input paper feeder).
Plug in and turn on. Wait for it to finish its start-up sequence - it should complain about no paper.
Check the paper is flat and straight in the paper tray, and no excess room between paper and guides, and put it in again.
Either you have selected the wrong feeder, it can feed from the back or the front tray, the little green light shows which tray is selected. If you have paper in both, the feed roller may need cleaning since it gives that error if paper doesn't get picked up.
Does your printer have a paper tray on the bottom as well? If so there's a feed switch that tells your machine to use the tray or the rear feeder. There's also a small printer picture with a light that either is lit for the top or bottom feeder. To be safe, put paper in both trays.
Depending on which large capacity feeder you have.
If you have the one that is on the bottom of the machine, make sure there is a gap between the paper in the front and rear of the paper tray, There is a black plastic guide in the middle of the tray that may be being caught by the paper.
If you have the large capacity feeder on the right side of the machine then most likely the black actuator that tells the machine the tray is full has broken or the sensor is bad,
There is a button I believe just above the USB port on the front of the machine. The picture is of a printer and there are two areas that will lit up. If the light is on the bar that is in the vertical direction, this indicates you are using the top feeder. If the bar is lit that is horizontal you are using the paper tray feeder. The Default is normally on the top feeder. Most people do not even realize there is a paper tray on these machines. They are hidden well. To change tray settings simply push the gray button found under the picture of the printer with the vertical and hrizontal bars usually lit in green!
One of two things, There is a black plastic actuator that may have fallen off. It hangs down into the paper tray and is pushed up when the paper tray is pushed in. Remove the paper tray and see if you can locate the actuator.
The more likely problem is the sensor in the paper feeder, I don't believe that sensor is a spared item, I have always replaced the paper feeder to resolve that problem.
there is a button to press to swap it from the back tray and the bottom tray. it sounds like you might have some thing stuck in the rear feeder causing the paper not to go through. i would try it from the bottom feeder and see if it works,
might be worth turning the machine off and unplug it and then try turning it upside down and shaking the machine, to see if anything come out of it.
If not i would say to take it apart or call a service engineer out.