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Paper size mismatches on screen. Wont receive fax

I added 4.3 x 5.5 paper size on the computer yesterday and trying to print from bypass. It failed. Erase the job from printer. This morning, my xerox is not receiving fax. It prints and copies. Screen keeps showing needs paper size 4.3 x 5.5 in bypass. Inserted the size paper. Now the screen shows "paper size mismatches".

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take out the paper tray and look inside. You will see a feed tire about 4 inches in, on the upper frame over where the paper stack would be. Right behind that feed tire, there should be a black hook shaped actuator that contacts the paper stack when you put the tray in. It is about 3 inches long.
Either that is knocked off or the sensor popped out of its slots.
The board could be bad, but that is very unlikely.
95 percent of the time that actuator is knocked off or the sensoe is out of place.
If you cant find the actuator, if that is the problem, you can slip a piece of tape , not scotch tape, some type of tape you cant see through, into the channel of that sensor. the only difference you would notice is you would not get an out of paper message but a jam when you ran out of paper.

Posted on Dec 20, 2007

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The tray itself should have tabs on the side telling the type of paper look at those and see if there is anything broken off.

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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double check the paper setting and margins set up on your computer.

check the printer properties

Posted on Mar 23, 2009

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hi i hope i can help you? remove the cover from the machine and load paper as normal. and watch if the mechanics is sticking or anything that you can see give a clean with wd40clean all rollers check that you are puting in the correct amount off paper.check for loose connections.check for dirt on the switches.

Posted on May 05, 2009

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your toner has nothing to do with sending/receiving faxes. If you can print to the xerox...something is wrong with the software..
delete and re-install software..Xerox website is useless
check the black sensor that dangles into the paper tray. wiggle it up and down, ahten resintalled the tray

Posted on Dec 03, 2009

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