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Paper does not feed into lexmark X5470 all in one printer

Following paper jam on usb connected printer, paper jam cleared, printer window message----still says paper jam. Printer reset to factory defaults and message cleared. Print rollers checked and cleaned, But paper will not feed automatically into print rollers although placed in tray properly, although prints each sheet individually when gently pushed down to edge of rollers

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  • ckj1 May 18, 2009

    printer has had little use so rollers are not worn out, paper feed slot not blocked

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Feeding problems
not take apaper
not feed a paper

hey im tuval from israel,
first of all im sorry about my english :)
and now to the point.......
look, if you know where the feeding wheel its good (like elastic material over this wheel) , now take a"nail cleaner" (aceton)
and clean this wheel (the elastic thing), i did thet and the problem is gone!!!
after the cleanning send 15-20 empty doc to print (remember - empty, dont use you ink - you dont have to - save money), if all the paper is out from the printer,
you fix that.

i hope i help you.
tuval.
vaadk3@netvision.net.il
hope fore replay.... :)

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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I solved mine by putting plenty of paper in instead of a few sheets.

Posted on May 30, 2009

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Rollers could be worn out. Also could be a problem with the paper sensor. Not sure what type of sensor this printer uses. Some just use a pressure switch, others use a light sensor.

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I had good luck with keith's solution. Loaded up the paper tray and it feeds jsut fine now

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I just received this printer from my daughter and it has been setting for awhile and is dusty. How do you suggest I clean it so that the paper will feed through the way it should?

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