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Paper Jam Error

Hello...I was trying to print some papers on my canon pixma ip90 and it continously reads paper jammed....( It wont print or feed the paper through) Is there anything I can do to fix it before I take it to a shop? Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

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  • Mrs Rosado Sep 24, 2007

    When the printer is first turned on its fine as far as the green light. then once i try and print it starts blinking green then orange and so fourth. Any suggestions?? Thanks!

  • ltgarcia Dec 18, 2007

    mine will feed about 1/4 inch, or 5 mm, and then will stop feeding paper.  the printer head will happily continue printing away spraying printer ink into the foam pad in the bottom of the printer.


    the IP90 does not have a waste tank, so that is not the issue.  I cannot locate any dirt or paper in the feed.

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2007

    Same problem. Just bought it not long ago.

  • Anonymous Jun 12, 2008

    cannon ip90v

    green light flashing then orange after paper jammed cannot clear fault

  • aarexy Jul 17, 2008

    switch it on and off a few times, but still have the same prblom

  • mattfisher Apr 02, 2009

    I've tried the cancel/feed blink 3 times clean process MANY times, I've carefully taken the top half of the cover off the printer, nothing out of the ordinary. No paper or paper fragments.



    Where is this "sensor" located so I can give it an alcohol swab.

    I've also heard that there is an internal "bar" that could be bent. (To be honest, this computer has gone through airports nationwide, I don't doubt that this problem began with improper bag handling)



    Where can i find a manual or directions on taking apart my printer and doing diagnostic tests on it.





    I seriously wouldnt be taking this "printer battle" to such extent, but these are commercial printers. I have 5/13 that have this problem. It's beginning to occur to me how cheap these printers are. I don't want to just throw them away yet.



    Any suggestions?

  • Michael Furlong
    Michael Furlong Nov 07, 2013

    Same problem here. Bought the Canon Pixima ip90 on ebay after experiencing same unfixable problem with another one I owned. Final verdict...a previous paper jam resulted in cracking the plastic gear that's driven by the main metal gear. Not worth fixing.

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Exactly as blan5640 said here there may be piece of paper or dust on the sensor try ro clean the sensor and reply whether you have pulled the jammed paper towards up/down of the feeder if you pulled it upward then the sensor would have broken

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Check the paper feed section of the printer. it may be item stuck in the paper path. causing the paper jam senor to stay on. also it know for these printer to have a waste in full. this will stop all workings of the printer. as these printer only have small waste ink pad in them. Need to know if the printer is flashing just green or if it flashing green led then a orange one.

Posted on Sep 23, 2007

  • Brett Lancaster Sep 24, 2007

    if u had a paper feed error it would blink green. looks like u have a service error on the printer.

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