Question about Canon PIXMA MP460 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Canon MP460 feeds the paper into the printer crooked. Seems to be feeding right side in, while left side of paper remains stable.

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  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2009

    I've been having the same problem with mine. I've tried loading less paper, more paper, loading it different ways, and it still eats it crooked.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2009

    paper always gets stuck ...

  • itsintavis Mar 19, 2009

    paper jam. right side goes in, left stays behind...

  • arnoara Mar 29, 2009

    When I try to print the printer only takes in the right side of the paper and it says "paper jam". What should I do?

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I just got mine sorted out. It took two things:
a. luck
b. a lot of googling

Now,

The problem was 15 cents of the Euro in the following configuration: 1x10cent coin and 1x 5 cent coin...

The first thing I did was try to clean the bottom plate and the roller. I read somewhere that using some thick paper does the trick. I destroyed an office paper file (not very thick, but definately thicker than normal papers) - about 5 - 6 tries on the bottom plate clean and the roller clean, and a 5 cent coin appeared out of nowhere :)

I though that was it but I was very very wrong. At about the same time, I got the mother of all annoying canon error 5100. Although the heads moved at starting of the printer, when it came to print it had the error. I looked as much as I could and I was convinced (several times) that there was nothing in the printer. The heads moved fine, but the error was there. Rebooted the printer about 50 times, took power off etc, but nothing.

After a good 5' search with the flashlight (mobile phone) I spotted a small shine right where the little spongy thing is under where the heads rest far right when you look inside from the front of the printer. And voila, a 10 cent coin standing glorious in there and causing me all this trouble. I couldnt access it at all, but I was able to use the force of gravity (by inverting and giving a little jiggle to the printer) to get it to drop and finally got it out.

The printer works fine now, paper loads like a charm and even colour photo printing is fine.

Now I need to find a way to put back that little plate I took out (totally unecessary in the end...) and I have to sort out the removal of tons of ink from my hands.

To sum up:

It can be fixed. It's a pain in the ****. You might get richer (15cents for me!!!). You will have a full functioning MP460 printer again.

I hope this helps someone else as well :)

Posted on Mar 19, 2009

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I was having the same problem, and lo and behold, I found a metal button from a suit jacket in my printer. It just took a few seconds of shaking to get out and now my printer works fine. Thanks for the help!

Posted on Apr 30, 2009

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Check to see if there is a peice of paper stuck in the loader area

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