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Paper pull only fron the right side

I try to print when the printer pulls the paper it only pulls from the right side and not the left, so I get the "Paper Jam" message on the screen when the paper hasn't even totally left the tray yet. I'm wondering if this is because the paper may be to thin, but its been working fine for the past 2 months. I use Xerox Business Recycled Paper, 20 lb., 92 bright, 8.5x11 - 3R6296 paper.

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  • Rebecca Marshall Apr 20, 2008

    When I print, the paper pulls from the right and immediately jams. I have turned printer off and click on select and start again and it does the same thing right away. It won't feed the paper straight to print.

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You may have a jam insude the unit. Open it up as if you are replacing cartridge, check everywhere for a tiny paper jam, with a torch, near roller, carriage etc. good luck xxx lilacgerry

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