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MFC 7300C WHEN RECEIVING A FAX THE PRINTER PRINTS FIRST PAGE THEN SAYS PAPER JAM-LIFT COVER. AFTER DOING SO AND NOT HAVING A REAL PAPER JAM IT CYCLES AGAIN AND REPRINTS FORMER PAGE AND REPEATS PAPER JAM-WHICH OFCOURSE DOES NOT REALLY EXIST AND GOES ON AND ON TILL I UNPLUG IT!

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IT SOUNFDS LIKE THERE IS SOMETHING IN THE WAY OF THE PAPER PATH THAT IS CATCHINH THE CORNER OF THE PAPER, WHAT WE USUALLY DO IS TAKE A 8X10 FILE FOLDER AND MANUALY PUSH IT THRU THE PAPER PATHE TO SEE IF ANYTHING IS IN SIDE THEN REPLUG THE MACHINE AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS, GOOD LUCK BROTHER SR TECH

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