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Loading tray will not pick up paper

This is very frustrating. i cannot get the loading tray on this printer to pick up the paper - please help. Do I have to pay a new tray or does Samsung replace the tray or is there is something I can do about it? If i have to purchase another tray, who sells them?

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I had same problem and it was brand new printer first time installation. Kept on giving error message paper jam near exit while it was not even picking up the paper from the tray. I figured out that by lifting the front part of paper tray it activates some sensor inside the printer which triggers the paper lifting. I put a spare USB drive under the front part of tray and that did the magic. Now paper pickup seems proper.

I have another problem though which is with Red and Yellow color not getting printed. It is frustrating that brand new printer has such issues.

Posted on Dec 25, 2008

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I had the same difficulty and from reading postings on this site I discovered it is the rubber on the take up roller that is the problem. I cleaned them as suggested but still no luck. Was on the verge of giving up when the chap in the local computer shop suggested I take the printer to a tyre fitter to get fixed! Apparently through time the rubber loses its grip and elasticity. Tyre fitters use a chemical called Bufsol when repairing punctures on tyres that rejuvenates the rubber. If you can bare the slight embarrassment of opening your car boot and asking them to fix your printer then rubbing the rubber lightly with this stuff seems to have done the job! Will post an entry in a few weeks time to let others know if its still working!

Posted on Dec 22, 2008

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Try to clean the pick up roller on it

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