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Paper always on right when loading to be printed

Every time it trys to load paper to print it pulls the right side of the paper in and jams

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  • fubkygigly Oct 13, 2008

    it get stuck and started printing with no paper inside and there's ink traces when i lifted up the top.cannot print or scan anything.the paper kinda always get pull more to the right side..help me

  • Anonymous Oct 13, 2008

    same

  • a_smile_2u Oct 17, 2008

    i HAVE the same problem with the paper gettin jammed to the right. how do i take the printer apart to solve it??

  • shikinroza Apr 16, 2009

    thank u so much! your solution really works for me. i don't know wut's may stuck in my printer but i hear a click sound (maybe small things drop out frm the printer)i did it buy turning  my printer upside down and shake it a bit.  now the problem is gone! yeay!

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Canon Printers are notorious for paper jams. Don't throw it out the window just yet, there are several solutions. Visibly check that there is nothing obstructing your printer (use a flashlight). A kitty may have hacked up a hairball (just kidding). Try a can of compressed air to blow out any foreign objects as well as turning your machine gently upside down to be absolutely positive nothing is obstructing the roller assembly. Next, open your Word Pad and type anything (like how much you are enjoying your Canon Printer Jamming and how you will recommend Canon Printers to all your friends), Use an A4 paper size 'POSTER PAPER' (the same size that you normally use (8 and one half inch by 11 inches) as this is thicker than what you would use. From your Word Pad, click PRINT, you will need to run the paper through several times and this will clean out any built up residue. If you do not have 'POSTER PAPER' a 'MAGAZINE COVER' will suffice (just be certain that it is the same size). After you have run your 'POSTER PAPER' through, load your regular printing paper normally and this should resolve your 'FANTASTIC CANON PRINTER'.

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Absolutely would not have believed it when other responders said there might be something stuck in there.  But when I turned the printer upside down to see if anything came out, lo and behold a green M&M fell out !!!!  My Canon Pixma 160 was pulling paper in to the right, then jamming up.  With the M&M out of there it is printing properly again.

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Yeah, I had that same problem - turns out a small pen cap was jammed in my paper loader.

If you open up the printer to where the ink is, you'll see the small white plastic bar where the paper usually is loaded under, if you pry that up a little, try and see if there's anything stuck under there. It was so dumb. Good luck.

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When i give print command the paper was jammed in printer.


The following sections describe how to load media into the different input trays. CAUTION: If you try to print on media that is wrinkled, folded, or damaged in any way, a jam might occur. Priority feed slot The priority feed slot holds one sheet of media up to 163 g/m2 (43 lb) or one envelope, transparency, or cardstock. Load media with the top forward and the side to be printed facing up. To prevent jams and skewing, always adjust the side media guides before feeding the media. Back to top 150-sheet main input tray The input tray holds up to 150 pages of 75 g/m2 (20 lb) paper or fewer pages of heavier media of 25 mm (0.9 inches) or less stack height. Load media with the top forward and the side to be printed facing up. To prevent jams and skewing, always adjust the side and front media guides. NOTE: When you add new media, make sure that you remove all of the media from the input tray and straighten the stack of new media. This helps prevent multiple sheets of media from feeding through the printer at one time, reducing media jams.


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My Canon mp600 was printing a photo when the error message "paper jammed" came up. I know the paper is in the machine, though I can't find it.What do you suggest?


You can access Canon online support info here. Enter paper jam as a search, then choose #4 to remove the obstruction.
Also see this:
Issue: Paper is jammed inside the printer
Solution: Removing paper jams MP600

Removing Obstructions or Jammed Paper If [Paper output slot - The paper is jammed. Clear the paper and press OK] appears on the LCD, follow this procedure to clear the paper jam Clearing paper jams from the auto sheet feeder (ASF) or paper output slot
Clearing paper jams inside the printer
Clearing credit card-sized or 4" x 6" paper jammed inside the printer

ASF / Paper Output Slot
  1. Turn off the printer.

  2. Remove paper from the ASF.

  3. Gently pull the jammed paper out.
    1. If paper is visible from the ASF, use both hands to pull the paper out slowly.
    2. If paper is visible from the paper output slot, use both hands to pull the paper out slowly.

      The above illustration shows a PIXMA MP500.

  4. If the paper tears and a piece of that remains inside the printer, open the scanning unit (printer cover) and remove the paper from inside the printer.

    Note:
    Be careful not to touch the components inside the printer.


  5. Turn on the printer and confirm that the Alarm light is off.
    (If the jammed paper remains in the printer, the paper may be automatically ejected.)

  6. Load paper back into the ASF.

  7. Press <OK> to clear the message and continue printing. If you are printing from an application software, follow the instructions displayed on your computer.
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Paper jams inside the printer
  1. Turn off the printer and disconnect the power cord and USB cable.

  2. Remove the jammed paper slowly using the following procedure.
    1. Open the rear cover to check if the paper is jammed.

    2. Pull out the cassette and check if the paper is jammed inside the cassette area.

    3. Stand the printer with the left side down, holding the document cover.
    4. Press the tabs together and pull the green cover toward you.
    5. Check if the paper is jammed.
      (If you were not doing Duplex printing, you do not have to follow this procedure.)

    6. Close the green cover and place the printer back to a normal position.
  3. Reconnect the power cord and power on the printer. Confirm the Alarm light is off.

  4. Load paper back into the ASF or cassette.

  5. Press <OK> to clear the message and continue printing. If you are printing from an application software, follow the instructions displayed on your computer.
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Clearing credit card-sized paper jammed inside the printer
Credit card-sized and 4" x 6" sized paper must be loaded properly. If this media is not loaded properly, it will feed into the printer and will not exit. Credit card-sized paper should only be loaded in the ASF and in portrait orientation. 4" x 6" sized paper can be loaded in the ASF or cassette. But must be loaded portrait orientation.
If credit card-sized paper was loaded in landscape orientation in the ASF and did not eject (exit), please follow this procedure.
  1. Turn off the printer.

  2. Load the same paper type that is jammed inside the printer in portrait orientation.

  3. Power on the printer.
    The paper stock in the ASF will automatically feed the jammed paper from the printer.

  4. To resume printing, load the paper in portrait orientation.

If 4" x 6" sized paper was loaded in landscape orientation in the cassette and did not eject (exit), please follow this procedure.
  1. Turn off the printer.

  2. Open the rear cover.

  3. Fold in four a piece of letter-sized plain paper.

  4. Push in the folded paper until it hits the jammed paper.

  5. If the jammed paper is visible from inside the printer area, pull it out and proceed to step 7.

  6. If the jammed paper cannot be pulled out, push in the folder paper from the rear so the jammed paper is in between the feed rollers.

  7. Pull out the folded paper and close the rear cover.

  8. Power on the printer and confirm that the Alarm light is off.
    The jammed paper should automatically eject.

  9. To resume printing, load the paper in portrait orientation.

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread.
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Paper keeps shifting during loading and eventually gets jammed every time


Seems like the rollers are either dirty, or worn out. Probably the latter.
“Paper jams” on page 68
“Paper or specialty media misfeeds” on page 68
“Printer does not feed paper, envelopes, or specialty media” on page 69
“Banner paper jams” on page 69
Paper jams
Is the jam in the paper
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2 Firmly grasp the paper, and gently pull it out.
3 Press to turn the printer back on.
Is the jam in the printer? To automatically eject the paper:
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2 Press again to turn the printer back on.
The paper automatically ejects from the printer.
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Check paper
condition
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Check paper loading Load a smaller amount of paper into the printer.
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Specific loading instructions for supported paper and specialty media
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Remove each page as
it is printed
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guides
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