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Paper fold when paper pass by drum....it folds like accordion before it comes out

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You need to change the registration clutch. And never use any sprays or liquids to clean them up. It doesn´t matter what size of paper you use.
If you´re a Technitian you will now how to clean them up. If not just replace it

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What size paper are you using LTR or LRT-R? You may need the regisration clucth & the pre-regisation clutch to solve the problem, it is a timing problem with the two clutchs. If you are using LTR size paper and it shows up try runing the paper the LTR-R direction, the copier runs slower with that size paper and it may off set the timing. You may also have to clean or replace the transfer lift unit, only if you get a error code. Good Luck

Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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