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Paper not feeding in canon mp497 printer

The paper only goes in partially and it cannot print

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Usually this is caused by a tiny sliver or scrap of paper caught somewhere in the paper path.

First, check for paper stuck in the feed rolls. If you cant find anything causing it, its time to scrap it out. It would cost more than a new printer to fix it.

If you need any kind of technical assistance you can contact support cell at http://www.vtechsquad.com/

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Hey I had the same problem. Called the company; we couldn't fix it. Well I turned it upside down and a 2" flower stem fell out from when I cut some flowers next to my desk. It still didn't work. I was examining the feed area while it was running and I found another little piece of stem that was lodged way in there. I had to get it out with tweasers and it turned out to be 1" long. Couldn't really see it at all. Works fine now.

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Hello there gave it a go this may work for you, it has worked for many here I given this advice so gave it a try it could work for you. Generally when this happens, something has fallen into the printer, or a piece of paper has been jammed in there.

First step, remove the ink cartridge, and turn the printer upside down and gently shake it, see if anything comes out.

If nothing goes, or you can't hear anything rattling around, get a piece of cardstock paper (60lb or heavier) and gently push this through the printer, to see if it will help push out what might be stuck in there.

And gave the rode that the ink slides on a good clean and maybe a bit oil on cloth and wipe the rod with it.

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