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Paper feed Paper will not feed. There is a plastic wheel on the left side that does not seem to pull the paper through. Can this be replaced or repaired?

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  • jacmaroney Nov 16, 2008

    There is not a service technician in my area, so this advice was not helpful.

  • jacmaroney Nov 17, 2008

    Zip code is 75550. Can I purchase the wheel myself? If so, where? I tried the HP website.

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Last time I have seems HP 4L printer was 5 years ago.
The printer is work hose, if your maintenance is up to part.
the plastic wheel is the inner cord of a paper roller.
you can order the part from:
http://www.feedroller.com/Store/index.php?cPath=1_17_86_25
the roller is about $8. each
I suggest that you get a maintenance kit. One of the roller is gone, other parts will follow, and since you will have th printer apart, you can change the other parts that also need to be changed.

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Before replacing, try to scruff up the wheel a little with a nail file or sanding paper and see if this helps..It has probably been worn smooth and has no grip.

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Yes. It should be cheap. Check to see if it has any gears that a piece may have been broken off of. That could be the reason why it will not spin to pull the paper in, or a cord may be broken that gives power to the wheel. Check to see if you see any dangling wires that are near the wheel. You will most likely need to get this professionally done to ensure that no other problems occur if you try to do it yourself that will cause the printer to mess up even worse.

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Yes it can be replaced / repaired. Use the Repair Service feature on the right-side of this page.

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

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    Advise is helpful as it answered what is asked.

    Now about the service center, if the ZIP code was provided in the first place, we're the best in locating one.

    ZIP Code now.


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