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Printer won't eject paper correctly

Paper is not ejected after copying or printing. It prints fine, but the paper just drops onto the output tray and is not pushed forward, thus the next print page catches the end of the first and binds up or overprints. I know this is a mechanical problem but want to have some idea what it might be so I can decide if it is worth repairing. I have looked closely at the printer when it is printing out a page but can see no obvious problem - nothing looks broken or detached. I think someone may have tried to clear a paper jam by pulling the paper out the front of the machine. Could that have caused this kind of problem?

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Re: Printer won't eject paper correctly

I just had the same issue yesterday. The problem was that 2 of the 3 paper seperators were broken. There should be 3 black plastic guides that point up and push the paper out before it drops down. They are clearly visible when looking from the front. Mine we eating the first page back into the paper tray. First page fine, 2nd page gets jammed.

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Re: Printer won't eject paper correctly

I would try to clean the rollers with a damp rag. I would also recommend a good 'dusting' with some canned air. Pulling the paper out is never a good idea... you can always hit cancel to release the paper. If this printer is used in an office, I would put a little reminder on it for others. Hope this helps!

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bullet_s.gif When reloading the paper in the machine, confirm that you are using the correct paper and are loading it into the machine correctly.
bullet_s.gif A5-sized paper are suited to print documents consisting mainly of text. We do not recommend using such paper to print documents with photos or graphics, since the printout may curl and cause paper exit jams.
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