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Paper feeder The paper feeder on top is not working. Does not feed the pages to the scanner. The scanner is working OK.

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  • Wilson Low
    Wilson Low Jun 08, 2007

    There is no debris in the channels. The Feed system does not run. I'm thinking it must be the paper sensor. Scanner is working OK as I can scan/copy single pages.

  • Wilson Low
    Wilson Low Jun 08, 2007

    Yes it is motorized. I have tried to push paper through it. No go. I have turned the motor so it's not seized up. Thanks for trying.

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Check the paper fed tracks- make sure there are no debris in the channels. Can you hear the feed system working or is it not running?

Posted on Jun 06, 2007

  • john ash
    john ash Jun 08, 2007

    You say 'The Feed system does not run.'
    Is this motorised?
    Have you tried hand feeding a single sheet[perhaps thicker paper or even thin card] - keep offering it to see if you can kick[push]start it .
    It may be the sensor that not works
    or a burned or stalled motor if it has one.

    Try the brother web site technical support team

  • john ash
    john ash Jun 08, 2007

    Because themotor turns this does not mean it has not burned out but try connections - this all rather depends on your personal abilities in this field.
    In the assumption you discover there is a failed motor.how about a repair for this you will have to contact Brother Technical Support

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  • If paper doesn't feed, remove it from the sheet feeder. Reload it against the right side, behind the tab, then press in the tab on the edge guide and slide it against the paper. Make sure the paper is not above the arrow mark inside the edge guide.

  • If multiple pages feed at once, remove the paper from the sheet feeder, fan the edges to separate the sheets, then reload it.

  • If the paper doesn't eject fully, you may have set the wrong paper size. Press the c:\users\home\appdata\local\temp\msohtmlclip1\01\clip_image001.gif Stop button, then open the scanner and remove the paper. Select the correct paper size when you reprint.

  • If it's wrinkled when it ejects, the paper may be damp or too thin. Load new paper.

  • Make sure you use new, smooth, high-quality paper, that is not curled, creased, old, or too thin. Make sure to load it printable side up.

  • Do not load paper with holes punched in it for insertion in a binder.

  • Make sure you load only up to the recommended number of sheets. If you're printing on both sides of the paper, try loading fewer sheets.


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1. Gently pull any jammed paper out from the output tray or sheet feeder.

2. To eject the jammed paper, try turning the Epson Stylus NX400 off and then back on.

If that doesn't work and paper is stuck inside, turn off the Epson Stylus NX400. Open the scanner, remove the jammed paper and torn pieces, close the scanner, and turn the Epson Stylus NX400 back on.

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