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Epson stylus photo r340 paper feeder

I have an epson r340 printer,i`ve only had it for just over a month and it`s stopped feeding paper all together! can anyone tell me what the problem could be?.... It was working fine all day yesterday until i wanted to do another print then it just stopped all together. all epson what to do is replace a brand new printer which i paid quite a bit of cash for, for a quality assuered printer and beleive me they can also give problems too. So anyway if anyone has any suggestions, i would be happy for the information given ... Many thanks

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Re: epson stylus photo r340 paper feeder

The friction feed roll might be dirty from paper lint, ink glazed or it might have something stuck in it ( a piece of paper from a jam etc.)

Posted on Nov 12, 2007

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Re: epson stylus photo r340 paper feeder

I have now broken my third Epson printer (R340 this time) following a paper jam. If you can't get at the paper to pull it through in the direction of normal flow, you have to pull it back from the paper feed tray. This can easily break something inside the printer. I agree with the note from HazyDave. Epson printers print very well indeed. Their photo quality is first class.Their paper feed is poor & unreliable; access to the interior is very difficult so that jams may be very difficult to rectify.

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Paper not feeding for epson nx400

Check the following:

  • If paper doesn't feed, remove it from the sheet feeder. Reload it against the right side, behind the tab, then press in the tab on the edge guide and slide it against the paper. Make sure the paper is not above the arrow mark inside the edge guide.

  • If multiple pages feed at once, remove the paper from the sheet feeder, fan the edges to separate the sheets, then reload it.

  • If the paper doesn't eject fully, you may have set the wrong paper size. Press the c:\users\home\appdata\local\temp\msohtmlclip1\01\clip_image001.gif Stop button, then open the scanner and remove the paper. Select the correct paper size when you reprint.

  • If it's wrinkled when it ejects, the paper may be damp or too thin. Load new paper.

  • Make sure you use new, smooth, high-quality paper, that is not curled, creased, old, or too thin. Make sure to load it printable side up.

  • Do not load paper with holes punched in it for insertion in a binder.

  • Make sure you load only up to the recommended number of sheets. If you're printing on both sides of the paper, try loading fewer sheets.

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Approximately 120

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If the paper jams, do the following:

1. Gently pull any jammed paper out from the output tray or sheet feeder.

2. To eject the jammed paper, try turning the Epson Stylus NX400 off and then back on.

If that doesn't work and paper is stuck inside, turn off the Epson Stylus NX400. Open the scanner, remove the jammed paper and torn pieces, close the scanner, and turn the Epson Stylus NX400 back on.

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I checked the steps on your Epson R340 Paper Feed problem. Both of our R340s are about a year and a half old and they are both having the same problem. There is nothing wrong with the paper . . . it...

hello, eventually the feed roller will need to be cleaned, it collects paper dust and dust and inks, so becomes smooth, and unable to grab paper properly, cleaning with alcohol, yes it does clean but dries rubber, WD-40, is waht i use, but i allow it to be absorbed into roller, then wipe off the excess, then try feeding paper.

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two things I would do, first carefully flip the printer upside down, (anything that looks like it can flap open, tape it well), and jiggle it slightly and see if anything falls out.

second, i would clean the pickup roller with an alcoholic pad or swab, if its not easily accessible, you will probably need to take the upper an middle casing off, which I dont recommend.

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