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Lexmark x85 paper jamming on right side

I Need a technical or service manual to remove the rollers and troubleshoot.  Can you tell me where I can find one or if you can tell me the steps to remove and clean the rollers?
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Go here and download the manual you need..
http://support.lexmark.com/perl/support/support.cgi?ccs=227:5:0:0:0:0

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Geoff

Posted on Apr 06, 2009

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2. Look for any obstructions in the paper path and remove them if necessary. (It is possible to move the carrier assembly with the power off.)
3. Turn the printer on, load some paper, and press the Form Feed button. (On the X83, press the Select button.)
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If all the rollers are turning, there may be something in the feed path that you can't see. Go to step 6.
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2. Look for any obstructions in the paper path and remove them if necessary. (It is possible to move the carrier assembly with the power off.)
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  6. If the paper is jamming under the carrier assembly, you may be able to fix it using the manual feed slot.
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  6. If the paper is jamming under the carrier assembly, you may be able to fix it using the manual feed slot.
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  9. Move it up and down first, and then slowly move it over to the right side. If something is stuck under the black guide plate, this may work it loose.



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