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Paper jams frequently unless I feed them manually one by one

Printer pulls through two sheets at a time and jams if I let it run automatically. Every thing is fine if I feed one sheet at a time but to run normally it jams after one or two copies. Help!!

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Try using a better quality paper (heavier paper). Also give the paper some air before using.

Posted on Dec 30, 2013

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SOURCE: Canon PIXMA MP600 printer - paper feed

Issue: Paper feeds skewed
Solution: Clean The Paper Feed Rollers Using The Operation Panel - MP600

Clean The Paper Feed Rollers Using The Unit's Operation Panel If the paper feed roller is dirty, paper is not fed properly because the paper feed roller slips. Cleaning the paper feed roller could resolve the paper feeding problem. Please follow the instructions below to clean the Paper Feed Rollers directly from the unit. Caution: Since the cleaning process wears down the paper feed roller, perform this procedure only when necessary.

  1. Ensure that the machine is powered on and remove any paper from the auto sheet feeder or the cassette.

  2. Use the <Feed Switch> button to select the paper source where you do the paper feed roller cleaning. Click for here additional information.

  3. Press the <HOME> (A) button.

    mp600_home_scroll.jpg

  4. Use the Easy-Scroll Wheel (B) or press the right / left arrow to select [Settings], then press the <OK> button.

  5. Use the Easy-Scroll Wheel (B) or press the right / left arrow to select [Maintenance], then press <OK>.

  6. Use the Easy-Scroll Wheel (B) or press the up / down arrow to select [Roller cleaning], then press <OK>.

    mp600_rollercleaning.jpg

  7. Use the up / down cursor button to select [Yes], then press the <OK> button. (The paper feed roller cleaning starts.)

  8. To check if the rollers are clean, load a sheet of Letter-sized plain paper in the same paper source you selected in step 2.

  9. Use the Easy-Scroll Wheel (B) or press the up / down arrow to select [Roller cleaning], then press <OK>.

    mp600_rollercleaning.jpg

  10. Use the up / down cursor button to select [Yes], then press the <OK> button. (Paper will be fed.)

    Note: If paper is not fed properly, repeat steps 4 through 10 above up to three times.

Paper Source
Press the <Feed Switch> button to switch to toggle between the Automatic Sheet Feed (ASF) or Cassette. The light will come on when the <Feed Switch> is set for that paper source.
ASF
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The above illustration shows a PIXMA MP500

Cassette

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The above illustration shows a PIXMA MP500

Note: When printing from the computer, if paper does not feed from the source you have selected on the operation panel, check Paper Source setting in the printer driver. If the option is not set to 'Paper Feed Switch', paper will feed from the source selected in the driver.
Click here to return to step 2

Posted on Jun 12, 2008

SOURCE: Paper Jam

well..first thing is to try another type of paper.


Posted on Aug 19, 2008

SOURCE: Paper misfeed

My solution may not address the problem for others, but in looking for what was wrong, I began to turn the printer over for a better view and a pencil fell out! After that, no problem.

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

shoeria
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SOURCE: laserbase mf3220 paper jams

usually that problem occur when the paper pickup feed roller has run out.....and theres nothing you can do about it....but you can try to cleaning the paper pickup feed roller with the soft cloth and soap water...

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

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SOURCE: hi Canon LBP 1120 paper

You need new pickup rollers
google search "LPB1120 pickup rollers" and find your nearest dealer. usualy quite easy to replace as long as your a "can do" person

Posted on Mar 18, 2011

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