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A loud banging noise from inside - as it adjusts post printing

Canon Pixma MP500 - As the printer makes its adjustments after printing in particular, there is a repeated and loud banging noise from inside and towards the back of the printer (near the paper feeder). It's like something is catching or is spinning and not able to grab on to the right bit and so it bangs repeatedly.

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  • ros_ritchie Jan 25, 2009

    It's still doing it - the banging is more like a rapid and very noisy vibration. Thanks for your suggestion though.

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I'd check that there's nothing that's fallen into the rear paper feed that is now causing the rollers to jam and release with the bang you mention.

If you're feeling brave I'd try holding the printer upside down (get a friend to help you and watch out for the scanner sliding out!) and give it a bit of a shake to see if anything drops out.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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