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The paper doesn't pick-up when it goes to print. That is pretty much it. I here it come on and it goes through its little routine but from the sound I can tell it is not picking up the paper. I've been able to shut off the printer a couple of times and get it to do a couple of pages but that is it.

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  • ekrubmeg Dec 05, 2009

    I already tried that, it is suggested in manual or troubleshooting, I can't say that it didn't help but it certainly didn't cure the problem. If I use the external paper feed, there is a 50 50 chance the next time it won't pick up from the paper bin.

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If you can pull the paper drawer out and reach your hand up where the feed rollers turn and grab the paper, you can use a damp cloth or rag (water) DAMP, not wet. scrub the rollers and that may help with the feeding issues.

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