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It sounds like you may need a new roller kit. The rollers just wear down over time and need to be replaced; like you saw when you turned them inside out. They are not too expensive and are usually very easy to replace. I have used fastprinters.com before to order mine. You should be able to find two rollers for your paper tray for around $15 and a transfer roller for under $30.
The part number for the Tray 1 Pickup Rollers is 56P1820. It is a Lexmark number by the way (they are the same company).
The part number for the Transfer Roller is K4437 or JT891.
I would recommend replacing the rollers that you turned inside out (Pickup Rollers) first.
I have the same problem. Open the back cover of the printer and in the centre of the rollers to feed the paper out there is a paper sensor (a lever assembly attached to a switch) that lets the printer know when the paper has 'arrived' at that point in the printing process and also when it 'leaves' that part of the printer. On my printer the top of the lever has somehow snapped off so the lever/switch isn't being activated when the paper arrives at that point and the printer assumes there is a jam somewhere. I have removed the lever and glued a small piece of plastic to it to replace the piece that's broken off. It's a fiddly repair and I've had to re-do it a couple of times. I need to find a replacement assembly but part seem to be hard to come by and I don't know the part number to do an internet search.
This probably means the rollers are getting slick and a little glazed. Dell printers seem prone to this. It's harmless unless it is the primary (big) rollers that push the paper up into the toner drum. See my advice to the paper jam question for fixing that.
These series printers have a typical problem of the paper pickup rollers wearing out resulting in jams, crooked feeds and partial feeds. a quick fix:
take the paper tray out, turn the printer on edge and locate those two rubber roller bands on the pickup arm. Peel them off, flip them inside-out and return them to the rollers. This restores thier sticky rubber side so the papper feeds properly.
Now if you are a heavy printer, you can order some of these from dell for the next time. Washing these in handsaop and water works sometimes too. never use alcohol.
try "rotating the pick up tires". (dell tech's phrase, not mine). pull the paper tray clear out of cabinet and look up inside the bottom of the printer. you will see a t shaped assembly with 2 large rubber tires (rollers). pull the assembly down (spring loaded) and peel the tires off the plastic mounting rollers. turn the tires inside out and replace them.