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Loud noise/paper tray not working

When I try to print anything to my printer, there is a moderately loud squeaking noise that sounds like an unoiled roller. Plus, sometimes when I print it throws an error that clears out if I pull the paper tray out, but then it only prints one page then throws the error again. If I pull the tray out between each page I can get the entire document to print. I've taken out the toner and cleaned out the fine white residue I found on it and where it sits, but I am still experiencing the same issues. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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What error? Does it say paper jam and a number? Have you tried cleaning the rollers that pick up the paper? Use a cotton cloth with a little bit of WD40. Then a dry cloth to remove residue oil. Do not use alcohol. It will dry out the roller and make it slick.

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