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Hi, This is a problem which was on/off for some time: when start printing the paper is not going inside to be printed.In last couple days I was able to "assist it" pushing it slightly and it was OK. Today it will not load and keep showing red light

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  • shawnjf Dec 11, 2008

    I have found the CLP-300 paper pick up problems to be one of poor design. I completely pulled my printer apart and reassmbled it, checking every single part. It still refused to pick up the paper and print. In attempting to diagnose I laid the printer on its left side and sent a print job, so I could watch the underside, finally it started to print correctly. I printed 10 pages straight without failure on its side. The paper pick up mechenism is very finicky and samsung should be ashamed of this product.

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I had same problem. It got resolved by lifting the front part of the tray a little forcefully. I put a spare USB drive under front part and now it works fine.

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Check to make sure your rollers are placed in correctly and make sure its picking up properly.
If your unsure where these are then look to your manual for assistance, if you have misplaced this then to go the manufacturers website and download a copy.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

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