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Each time I print on plain paper the paper feeds into the machine and when it hits pinch rollers after the print head, the top right hand corner is turned over. Two pages later and the third page is so mangled that the paper jams in the machine. How can I resolve this please? I have an Epson Stylus SX600FW printer Thank you.

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  • wat1999 Mar 07, 2009

    Hi d2704

    I did what you have suggested. Also, I checked the grey spongy profile, removed it, cleaned it, and replaced it exactly as before. Hey presto! It works!

    Many thanks for your prompt reply!


  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2009

    trying to realign print heads (because printing is blurred after a jam yesterday), every time it tries to print the alignment pattern I get a paper jam. Followed all steps, appears to be clear, def no paper in there, but jams EVERY time. Printer is effectively useless now.

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Follow these steps to reload paper:

  1. Flip the feeder guard forward.


  2. Remove the paper and make sure it's not curled or wrinkled.


  3. Fan the stack of paper to make sure the sheets are separated.


  4. Reload the paper against the right edge of the sheet feeder andslide the left edge guide against the other side, but not too tightly.


  5. Don't load paper above the arrow mark on the left edge guide.


  6. Make sure the printable side of the paper is facing up.


  7. Flip the feeder guard back.


  8. Once you have completed the steps above, press the Each time I print on plain paper the paper feeds - cp_button_6.gif Start button.
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b) Press the Open Button to open the Paper Output Tray, and open up amd set the extension by pressing down the hollow on the front side.
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2) Cause : Paper Feed Roller is dirty.
Action : Follow the steps to Clean the Paper Feed Rollers.
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g) Repeat step c) 3 times.
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