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Paper not feeding into printer: pulls to the right and jambs

I have a cannon MP210 color printer/scanner: when paper feeds it pulls to the right and jambs. No visable foreign objects, printer is fairly new and dosen't appear dirty.

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  • egg07 Jan 06, 2009

    Yes, I have a similar problem, the paper no longer feeds through properly.

  • Dadge Jan 07, 2009

    I have exactly the same problem when the paper pulls it goes to right hand side and then just jams cannot find any obstruction. This is also hardly used!!!

  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2009

    The same here! Damn...

  • Anonymous Jan 30, 2009

    I have exactly the same problem and the printer is only 3 months old. Very frustrating.


  • jen6418 Jan 31, 2009

    Paper is being pulled in on one side and jamming. It is fairly new and I can't print anything.

  • Hoosiergrl83 Feb 02, 2009

    Same problem, and this computer is less than 6 months old. Seems like the problem started all of a sudden. Now wonder Best Buy gave me the printer for free when I purchased my desktop computer.

  • Anonymous Feb 03, 2009

    paper feeds to the right and jams

  • Anonymous Mar 11, 2009

    SAME PROBLEM!?

  • tinytomak Mar 30, 2009

    I have the same problem... I got this priinter free at BEST BUY with a desktop computer for my wife and we can not print after using it for 4 months. I am going to try the card board or poster board trick that is mentioned.

  • gwolf51 Apr 03, 2009

    I am the same problem and it is driving me nuts!

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Normal 0 I suggest you get a sheet of Card Stock (Heavy paper) and place it in the feed way. Then press the print button applying a slight amount of pressure on the Card Stock so it will feed through the printer. The reason for this is in some cases I have been able to clear the paper track of debris that was deposited there over time.
Worth a try, as I have fixed a number of printers this way, saving costly repairs.
Hope this helps. Bud

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Great tip, Yooperbud, it worked for my Canon MP210!

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O my gosh, thank you so much um for the card board and the roller advice, im a kid and it crushed my heart when i bought it myself, and it just broke. but thank you soooooooooo much!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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Yooperbud thanks. I managed to push a sheet of cardboard through and out came a little sticker that fell in. Only problem now is i have too many sheets going through when only 1 is meant to.

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I tried this and it worked (thanks to a suggestion from someone else but can't find his name right now) --

I found a slender piece of cardboard, the front off one of my 1-subject notebooks. I cut the jagged edges off, made sure there wasn't any debris or loose crumbs of paper. Put about 20 sheets of paper into the printer and put this cardboard as the first sheet. Pressed the copy button. When it started to attempt to feed, I forced it through.

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So thanks to you guys with ideas about cardboard and a little muscle. I ran another piece through just to clean out all the stickiness (and the remnants of the moth's body). Works fine now.

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