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More than one paper at a time

Our Canon i550 [6 yrs. old] seems to want to print a novel every time that we try to print a single page. When we hit the file or printer icon the printer will start the printing process but it will try to put sometimes 20 or sometimes 3 or 4 papers out at a time. Also the paper will travel part way out and it will get pulled back into the printing housing. These problems have just recently cropped up and maybe the printer is unrepairable.

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Are you saying that the printer pulls in too much paper at a time, or that it's actually printing on more than one page, even if you only want to do a single page? If it's pulling in too many pages, try fanning the paper. At times, especially in low humidity conditions, paper will tend to stick together and then several sheets get pulled into the printer. Fanning will often relieve the symptoms. Also make sure that the feed roller is clean. Use a cloth with some alcohol on it and rub the tire all the way around or as much as possible. See if that works.

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