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Ip90 printer makes a vibrating buzzing noise upon start up

I turn it on. The print head moves left then right. Rollers turn. When print head starts to move left again, there is a buzzing noise, which I think seems to be the roller locking up? Don't know how to fix. When paper is in the printer, it will start to feed the paper then jam. I don't see any obstructions. When turned off, then back on again, the paper will all clear, until it gets to that point again as described above.

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Something is obstructing the rollers.something such as an office pin or pen/cock or any other thing might have fallen inside.open the machine and clear the jam.

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SOURCE: Error E3 when no paper jam

MP160 PIXMA paper feed jam E3 error. I completely solved this on my Canon MP160 printer but it is a common problem and the fix may work for others such as MP130 MP140 MP145 MP150 MP170 or MP180. With the problem I had, the printer would make the usual motor whirring noises but would not feed the paper. The usual c-clunk sound that indicated the feed roller has been engaged was not there. The screen warning said to remove jammed paper and the printer showed an E3 error.

The problem was caused by the ink cartridge carrier becoming stcky on its track and not fully returning to the rest position on the right side (as viewed from the front). The fix involved taking the printer apart and lubricating the cartridge carrier track and the ramps that lift the cradle that rises to cover the printheads. Unfortunately you have to dismantle the printer and separate the scanner unit to get to the lubrication points. Its not a quick fix.

When you have the printer apart you will see a prominent white lever held by a coiled spring just behind the rest position of the ink cartridge carrier. The lever is actuated by the ink cartridge carrier when it moves to the right. If the lever is not actuated, the motor drive will never engage the large grey feed roller and the paper in the hopper cannot be fed into the printer. Make sure to also put some lube onto the lever at the point where it is struck by the ink cartridge carrier.

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SOURCE: Canon PIXMA MP530 Error Code 5100

OK. It sounds like there's something on the carriage bar restricting the movement of the ink carrier. Perhaps some ink got on the bar.
Try taking a clean lintfree rag dampened with rubbing alcohol and clean the bar. This may have to be repeated a number of times to get the foreign matter off the bar and the ink carriage.
Let me know if this helps. iF it does not we can try something else.
Thanks.

Posted on May 05, 2009

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SOURCE: LCD Error: "Check Printer"

I FOUND A SOLUTION that worked for me for the CANON F50:

F30/F50 Printer
1. Enter Service Mode - by pressing "menu then copy then #"
2. Select TEST MODE
3. Select (8) PRINTER TEST in TEST MODE
4. Select 3 (EEPROM CLEAR)
5. Select 0 (INK COUNT)
6. Press Stop/Reset key
7. Press On/Off Key

Posted on Oct 16, 2008

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SOURCE: paper wont feed

I had the same problem and it turns out one of my kids put a coin into the top of it and it was far down inside where i could not see it.and it was stuck in the bend of the paper feed after tearing it almost all the way down i finally was able to see it removed the coin and it worked.

Posted on Nov 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Paper feed issues when there

85% of paper jams are caused by worn rollers . The rubber treads in the rollers wears down, making them smooth, so they won't pick up the paper. Sometimes, they are aged, which also gives them a smoother rounded texture, causing jams. The quick fix is to liven up that roller with a mixture of alcohol and soap. Damp a rag with the solution and wipe the rollers clean with it. That's make them more pliable and the paper jams will cease. If you plan to keep your printer,

Replace the pick-up and feed rollers.


If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it and give a testimonial for my response

Thanks, Joe

Posted on May 19, 2011

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