Question about Canon PIXMA MP530 All-In-One InkJet Printer

2 Answers

Paper feed My paper will not feed properly and then i get a paper jam message. The paper pulls on the right and not on the left and then the jam message comes. I have tried from the top feed and the tray feed with the same results

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer
Re: paper feed

My printer is only a month old. I was able to cut and insert a piece of dense foam on the left side of the upper paper tray which blocks the paper from tilting to the left when feeding. This seems to have fixed my problem with duplex printing. I'll have to monitor condition of the piece of foam to make sure it doesn't start breaking into bits.

Posted on Dec 10, 2007

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.


    An expert that has over 500 points.

  • Expert
  • 390 Answers
Re: paper feed

Your printer is politely asking you to please get a torch, and open the lid of unit and thoroughly check inside all over for a tiny jam of paper or something else. I am willing to bet you will find some jam. I would also switch it off, and wait a while before turning on and printing again. Good luck

Posted on Sep 09, 2007

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Mp495 Pulling one side before the other causing it to jam

The roller maybe sticky and cause the paper not to feed evenly. Clean the rollers with methylated spirits.

Mar 04, 2012 | Canon PIXMA MP495 InkJet Printer

6 Answers

When the printer pulls a sheet down it grabs the right side of the sheet (as you face the machine) leaving the left side up, to warp the sheet and make a grinding noise trying to pull the sheet in. Of...

Solution: Cleaning The Paper Feed Rollers (Windows) iP1600

Clean The Paper Feed Rollers (Windows) Instructions how to clean the paper feed rollers. If the paper feed rollers become dirty, they may not be able to properly feed paper due to the feed roller's slippage.
If paper does not feed correctly, perform the following to clean the paper feed rollers:
  1. Open the printer properties.

  2. Click the 'Maintenance' tab and click 'Roller Cleaning'.


  3. Remove all sheets of paper from the auto sheet feeder.

  4. Confirm the following message, and click 'OK'.


    Note: Clicking 'OK' will activate the paper feed rollers 30 times. Thisactivation will take about 90 seconds. Do not perform other operationsuntil this operation has finished.

  5. Confirm the following message, and click 'OK'.


  6. After the continuous paper feeding operations in step 5 have finished, load three sheets of plain paper and click 'OK'.


  7. Confirm the following message, and click 'OK'.


    Note: The following message is displayed when the paper is fed and ejected.


  8. Click 'OK'.
Roller Cleaning is completed.

Jul 02, 2008 | Printers & Copiers

1 Answer

Paper pulls to right side and then jams it all started when paper jam i pulled it out and ever since then when loading paper it pulls to the right and then jams

Try running a good sized thickness paper thru it to clear out the cutters.
Sometimes when they jam some residual paper is left in the space between the cutter wheels and causes the paper to feed askew...
I use the cover from old phone books.

Sep 29, 2011 | Printers & Copiers

1 Answer

My printer will not feed the paper properly. It

There must be a jam on the left side then. Open and look inside for the paper issue

Jun 16, 2010 | Lexmark JetPrinter Z11 InkJet Color...

1 Answer

Paper pulls to the right, jams, won't print, tried different paper still won't print

Sounds like the feed rollers need cleaning.
Clean the feed rollers, lint free cloth,bottled water.
wait for them to properly dry

Revolve the feed roller bar as you clean them, to clean the feed rollers all the way round, remove all particles from them.

Check you ADF grips are set correctly, if not you will get mis-fed sheets. check the tray is sat properly too or mis-feeds.

Check paper size is correct in print properties too.
Should be good then
Try print.


Apr 21, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP210 Photo All-In-One Printer

1 Answer

Canon mx300 printer feeder pulls unevenly causing paper jam

the left side of the printer pulls the paper causing the printer to jam when trying to print

Apr 03, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MX300 All-in-One Printer

1 Answer

Printer 2480- my printer is pulling paper only on right side

Try this :

1. Turn the printer off and open the access cover.
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.)
4. Watch the paper as it feeds through and try to determine where the jam is occurring.
5. Check to see if all the rollers are turning.

If all the rollers are turning, there may be something in the feed path that you can't see. Go to step 6.
If not, there is probably a feed motor or a gear problem and the printer may require service.
6. If the paper is jamming under the carrier assembly, you may be able to fix it using the manual feed slot.
7. Turn the printer off.
8. Take a #10 envelope and feed it through the left side of the manual feed slot until it comes right through the printer to the back of the exit rollers.
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.

Jan 16, 2009 | Lexmark X2470 All-In-One InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Paper feeds unevenly and won't feed properly

For me, although the paper was folding and jamming on the right, the problem was the farthest left roller. Just push a regular index card past this roller until it doesn't stick.  Good luck and thanks so much for this site.

Dec 29, 2007 | Canon Pixma MP500 All-In-One InkJet...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Canon PIXMA  MP530 All-In-One InkJet Printer Logo

Related Topics:

874 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Canon Printers & Copiers Experts


Level 3 Expert

93922 Answers

old marine
old marine

Level 3 Expert

1298 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Are you a Canon Printer and Copier Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides