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Error--The paper is jammed. Clear the paper and press OK. It also has said Inner Cover is open and it is not. Nor is there a paper jam. I uninstalled and reinstalled but the error message is the same. Pixma MP 500

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Re-open & re-close the covers several times. if it doesn't work, it will require dismantling the printer case, looking for the sensors and then replacing them. service is a better option since the part ain't commonly available.

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Give it a big blow out with compressed air, your sensors is maybe full of dust.

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    Jonathan van Rensburg Dec 29, 2008

    Do you get this message imeditley or when you try to print?

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Caution: Be careful not to pinch fingers when closing the cover.

Power the printer on and confirm that the printer operates normally.

Note: If you cannot remove the foreign material in the above procedure, the printer may require servicing.
And

Clean The Paper Feed Rollers (Windows) Instructions how to clean the paper feed rollers. If the paper feed rollers become dirty, they may not be able to properly feed paper due to the feed roller's slippage.
If paper does not feed correctly, perform the following to clean the paper feed rollers:
Open the Printers folder.

- For Windows XP Home Edition : Click/Select 'Start,' 'Control Panel,' 'Printers and Other Hardware,' and 'Printers and Faxes.

- For Windows XP Professional Edition : Click 'Start' and 'Printers and Faxes.'

- For Windows Vista : Click 'Start,' 'Control Panel,' 'Hardware and Sound,' and 'Printers.'

- For Windows 2000 : Click/Select 'Start,' and 'Settings,' then 'Printers.'

Right-click the icon of the printer for paper feed roller cleaning, and select 'Properties' from the displayed list.

Click the 'Maintenance' tab and click 'Roller Cleaning'.
 

Remove all sheets of paper from the rear tray, then click 'OK'. 

Confirm the following message, and click 'OK'.
 
Note: Clicking 'OK' will activate the paper feed rollers 30 times. This activation will take about 90 seconds. Do not perform other operations until this operation has finished.

Confirm the following message, and click 'OK'.
 After the continuous paper feeding operations in step 5 have finished, load three sheets of plain paper and click 'OK'.

 
Confirm the following message, and click 'OK'.

 
Note: The following message is displayed when the paper is fed and ejected.
 
Click 'OK'.
Roller Cleaning is completed.

Posted on Dec 08, 2008

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    futureloginn Dec 10, 2008

    please see my comments.
    Thanks

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Check out on the back of the printer there is a assess door .just open that door and remove the paper.if no paper then just roll the black tyres from your hand.and then close the door and check out.

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Trying to fax, scan or copy and anytime I try the erro message Document in ADF press OK to discharge document


Hi sdrnjen977,

Here's what you can do to address the issue and clear error message: Document in ADF.

If you press the Stop button during scanning, Document in ADF. Redo operation after checking document in ADF and pressing OK. appears on the LCD. Press OK button so that the remaining document is automatically fed out.

Removing the jammed document from the Document Tray:

1. If printing is in progress, press the Stop button.

2. Turn off the machine.

3. If a multi-page document is loaded, remove any pages other than the jammed page from the ADF, then open the Document Feeder Cover.

4. Raise the Paper Release Lever, then remove the jammed page from under the roller to the Document Feeder Cver side.

5. Pull out the jammed document from the ADF.

6. Press down the Paper Release Lever, close the Document Feeder Cover, then turn on the machine.

Removing the jammed document from the inner side of the Document Cover:

1. If printing is in progress, press the Stop button.

2. Turn off the machine.

3. If a multi-page document is loaded, remove any pages other than the jammed page from the ADF.

4. Open the Document Output Slot.

5.Open the Document Cover.

6. Insert your hand into the Document Output Slot, then while pushing up the paper output rollers inside the Document Output Slot with your fingers, pull out the document from the inner side of the Document Cover.

7.Close the Document Cover.

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Hi nigel_lester,

This error message "Document in ADF" that you are getting means that you need to remove foreign object from the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF). Kindly follow the procedure below in clearing document jams:

Document jams in the ADF (Document Tray)

1. First, press Stop/Reset.
2. If a multi-page document is loaded, remove any documents other than the jammed page from the ADF. 3. Then, open the Feeder Cover.
4. From under the roller to the Feeder Cover side, remove the jammed page.
5. If a document is not jammed, check the document feed area if there's foreign material. If there's any, carefully remove it.
6. Close the Feeder Cover.

NOTE:
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  • When rescanning the document after clearing the error, rescan it from the first page.

Document jams in the ADF (inner side)

1. Press Stop/Reset.
2. If a multi-page document is loaded, remove any documents other than the jammed page from the ADF, then open the Feeder Cover.
3. Raise the paper release lever (A) then remove the jammed page from under the roller to the Feeder Cover side.
4. Open the Document Cover and pull out the document from the inner side.
5. Close the Document Cover.
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Note: When rescanning the document after clearing the error, rescan it from the first page.

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1.
Open the ADF cover and remove any jammed paper.

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Do not try to remove the paper without opening the ADF cover first, or you could damage the mechanism.
2.
Press OK, then select Yes and press OK to clear any messages on the display screen.
3.
Reload the paper. Make sure the corners of the paper are not bent, folded, or curled up.

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Issue: ERROR LCD: DOCUMENT IN ADF
Solution: Remove foreign object from the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) - MX310
Check the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) for obstructions
Follow this procedure to check the ADF for obstructions. You do not need to turn off the power when clearing document jams.
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  2. If a multi-page document is loaded, remove any documents other than the jammed page from the ADF, then open the Feeder Cover.

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  3. Remove the jammed page from under the roller to the Feeder Cover side.


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  4. Pull out the jammed document from the ADF. If the document cannot be easily pulled out, proceed to section Document jams in the ADF (inner side).

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  5. After removing the jammed document or if a document is not jammed, check the document feed area to make sure there is no foreign material. If you find foreign material, carefully remove it.
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  • If documents remain in the ADF after pressing <Stop/Reset> during scanning, [Document in ADF] will appear on the LCD. Press <OK> so that the remaining document is automatically fed out.
  • When rescanning the document after clearing the error, rescan it from the first page.



Document jams in the ADF (inner side)
  1. Press <Stop/Reset>.

  2. If a multi-page document is loaded, remove any documents other than the jammed page from the ADF, then open the Feeder Cover.


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  3. Raise the paper release lever (A) then remove the jammed page from under the roller to the Feeder Cover side.

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  4. Open the Document Cover and pull out the document from the inner side.

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  5. Close the Document Cover.

  6. Close the Feeder Cover.

    Note: When rescanning the document after clearing the error, rescan it from the first page.
Document jams in the ADF (Document Output Slot)
If the document is jammed in the Document Output Slot, pull it out.
pulloutofslot.gif Note: When rescanning the document after clearing the error, rescan it from the first page.


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