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Printer pulling on paper

My lexmark x6150 will not print. When I install the paper and try to print something, the paper is pulled to the right. The printer then stops and saids that there is a paper jam. I remove the paper, power off the system just as the printer screen saids and install new paper and try again--the same results. I have trouble shooted to no avail and the paper is installed correctly. Has anyone else had this problem? Any suggestions?

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  • cooldeli Dec 17, 2007

    Hi, followed your advice on the problem where the paper pulls on the right and the printer gets jammed, however I still have the problem. Any other suggestion

  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2008

    Same problem here.... there is nothing blocking the paper from going though the printer. I just can not print. Please let me know if anyone else has found the fix, I really can't afford a new printer right now..

  • trina5 May 24, 2008

    I have the same problem the paper pulls to the right, printer said jamed. So I start all over again and the same thing happen, paper pulls to the right

  • sueoj Jul 01, 2008

    I have the same problem. Have had this printer for years and the problem just started. Have not been able to fix it.

  • moseby_c Feb 19, 2009

    x6150 pulls the paper to the right and then jams! any updates on how to fix or is time to get a new one?



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My husband took the top cover off the printer and took a good look inside with a flashlight. He found a hot pink crayon stuck where the paper feeds through. I guess I should have had a better look initially, since the paper never made it all the way through the printer. Works like a charm now!!

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Just found why I kept getting paperjam error on my X6150. When you open the top, you will see 4 plastic plates sitting over the main rollers. These plastic plates have 2 little mini rollers on each plate that sit on top of the main rollers. I found that these plates were all sitting back about 5mm back to where they should be. When mine jammed originally when a pen unknowingly fell into the paper feeder, the motor does a quick reverse motion and pushed these plates backwards, not sitting on the roller correctly. I pushed each of these plastic plates forward(towards the control panel) and each clicked back into place. No more paper jam and feeds normally.

Posted on Aug 10, 2008


I have the same printer with the same problem. I found a pen my 3 year old had put in it. After removing the pen it worked fine. A few months later it is doing it again. I don't feel anything in it & I don't hear anything in it when I picked it up. I'm not sure how to take it apart to see what might be in it...

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When did the pulling paper happen? Was paper jammed and removed and then this problem occured? If so check for a stuck piece of paper in the leftside of the roller/feeder. Do the right and left feeders seem even? When the paper starts to feed tightly hold the paper on the rightside and see if the leftside frees up. Let me know what happens. Good Luck, Tim

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