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Paper only half loads into machine then stops

There are no jammed sheets in the machine but it only feeds in about half way then stops - please help. Thanks

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  • canteralong Jan 27, 2009

    Wow that was quick - Many Thanks, will give it a go. Cheers

  • canteralong Jan 27, 2009

    It worked -10/10 -Thanks! Are they called paper feed rollers - i'll get some new ones?

  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    I will try the cleaning with soapy solution.

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Hi it sounds to me you paper feed rollers are worn down, these are the rubber tire looking things that pick up the paper, you may have to have them replaced or you could clean them with warm soapy water.

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