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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Try checking that the paper size settings in your printer driver ar set to either 'AUTO' or to the paper size that is being fed thru the printer. Let me know?
Posted on Dec 30, 2007
ok look for anything that might have fell in to it..if the paper feed area is clear check the rollers for paper that might have not cleared or dust build up ...if its just dust build up get a can of compressed air and try to clear it you might want to also try to use a vacum to clean it also...good luck and let me know it if this doesnt help there could be other things to try...
Posted on Nov 04, 2008
Okay.. 1st off I'm probably going to the jumped on for this... But.. I fix and/or make them work printers, computers and all sorts of electronic gear. For a living... Yes .. the manufacturer will tell you not to use alcohol to clean the rollers. but it does work. Windex (ammonia) will clean the heads at times. I also use Scotch brite pads to clean the pickup rollers. We get them in about 8x10 inch pads.
I will spay some alcohol on the end where the pick up roller is. Place the pad in normal paper tray. Most printers have a cam shaped one on the right, left or in the middle. That gets the paper moving. The pad is way to thick to actually move and will cause a jam indication on the printer. But what happens is the roller will slip on the pad and clean itself. Pretend you cleared the jam a couple of times and the printer will try to pick up the 'paper' and jam again. A couple of these and the pick up roller (cam shaped) will usually be good to go. The other option (the best) is to buy a new pickup roller for the printer. But cleaning will work for the short term. What happens on most printers is the roller gets very smooth from normal use and then won't pick up the paper for the rest of the trip through the printer. I have used a piece of fine grade sand paper, but you have to hold it so it won't go through the printer and it makes a gritty mess... Once I orderd a 'printer cleaner' from HP and all it was, was a couple of pieces of scotch brite glued to a fancy holder to match the spacing of the rollers. That's when I started using sheets of the stuff. Just pretend they are a piece of printer paper. In the worst case I have used belt dressing and then alcohol to clean most of it off. Alcohol has a tendency to soften the rubber on the pickup roller. That's why the company says don't use it. But you can by rubber rejuvenator that is mainly alcohol.. Go figure.........
Posted on Mar 21, 2009
First jam a paper on purpose then you will know where the jam is . and you will also know where to find the paper which is under the white cylinder.
Posted on Apr 05, 2009
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