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I have a canon pixma mp180. some little plastic pieces fell into the paper feed. I pulled what i could see out but now the paper jams when being fed. I did the maintenance roller cleaning. I was wondering if there is any way to open the back and take a look in the paper feed. There doesn't seem to be anything in there but the paper feeds on the right and won't go completely through on the left. Thanks

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I kept running the maintenance roller cleaning with paper in the feed and eventually I was able to see the tip of the plastic piece that had fallen in as I pulled the paper through with my fingers, I was able to get the whole piece and now the printer is golden.

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