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Jammed paper message

Need troubleshooting for when rollers and feeder are not pulling paper through and how to pull up solution when received...

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  • queenbolingo Oct 11, 2007

    I put this question through a few minutes ago and was told the solution was available, where is it?

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There are two reasons for receiving sheets not being  picked up either the  rollers are dirty or the cleaning assembly is bad  which is under the print carriage (either the sensor needs cleaning/servicing )

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