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Grabbing paper My neighbour has my old B&W canon BJ-30 printer. It struggles now to grab paper. I bought can of Rubber Roller Rejuvenator (recommended to me) but I cannot open casing to reach rollers. There is only one screw that I can see but when removed casing still firmly in place. Grateful for any suggestions to open case if recommended or alternatives. With thanks

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  • jofrs Jan 13, 2009

    Hi Roger D

    Many thanks, will follow up your suggestion as neighbour still has problem

    John

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Hi, This is Roger D
There is a tool called a "Manual Feed Guide" made by Canon for this problem. The part number is MG-10 not sure if it is still available. It is usable in the BJC 85 as well.
I have one, sadly not for sale as I have two of this series of printer BJ30 and BJC 75.
It comes with an instruction manual as well. It uses plain water on the guide to clean the roller.It would be better to ring Canon than trying via the net as thats how I got mine.

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