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Paper feeder is not straight

Paper feeder sends copies crooked, no matter if they are auto feed or manual feed

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I found the problem with the image coming out skewed.

When the toner cartridge is replaced it is easy to dislodge one of the springs on the inside .

There is one on the left and one on the right side.
If one comes loose then the paper will feed through crooked.

Posted on Apr 02, 2010

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Push the copy button with the cover up and no paper on the glass. Is the light bar straight up and down, or is it crooked? I can't imagine how paper could go thru the machine crooked, but check it out if you can. If the paper is too thin, it may not be getting grabbed by the rollers right.

Posted on Apr 27, 2009

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