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Paper feed clutch can not engage

Paper feeding does not occur

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SOURCE: Paper feeds unevenly and won't feed properly

For me, although the paper was folding and jamming on the right, the problem was the farthest left roller. Just push a regular index card past this roller until it doesn't stick.  Good luck and thanks so much for this site.

Posted on Dec 29, 2007

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SOURCE: ADF Won't Feed the Paper

If those rollers are turning, and not feeding even after cleaning they simply need replaced. they can get so slick that no ammount of cleaning will help.
Thats what is sounds like.
Like trying to drive a car on ice. No traction.

Posted on Jan 25, 2008

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Hiya .. Your roller guides.. just need a general clean... and the sensors located just on the inside of the printer at the bottom where the paper sits ..

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Posted on Mar 27, 2008

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SOURCE: hp laserjet p3005dn tray1 manual feed problem

you can choose mp first in "paper handing" printer menu or print tray1 is A4 default in properties of printer software.

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SOURCE: Epson R340 does not feed paper or feeds it crooked

two things I would do, first carefully flip the printer upside down, (anything that looks like it can flap open, tape it well), and jiggle it slightly and see if anything falls out.

second, i would clean the pickup roller with an alcoholic pad or swab, if its not easily accessible, you will probably need to take the upper an middle casing off, which I dont recommend.

thanks adi

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Misfeed occur frequently when uses the by pass tray, led shows J061

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Hey I have a hp3005n that works fine from tray2, but when there are paper in tray1 it pulls in all paper, the pickup roller just continue going around and dont stops for each paper. so i get major...

The paper feed clutch is engaging but not releasing. Either the clutch itself has gone bad or the solenoid that engages the clutch is sticking. HP's are kinda bad about having a foam strip on the solenoid that is suppose to suppress noise when the solenoid activates. Problem is the foam wears thru to the adhesive underneath so then the solenoid arm, when engaged, "sticks" to the adhesive and stays engaged when it is supposed to release. You will either need to call a repair person or dis-assemble and get to the solenoid/clutch area to try and figure out which problem you have. To get an idea where this is you would have to follw the shaft that holds the feed roller, the clutch and solenoid would be on the right side.
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Im using ricoh 2045..Paper jam occurs at point A1 (the lever the drops to remove the paper) . I have noticed roller A1 and registration roller doesn't rotate. When i remove the paper and close the covers...

this is not a thought I am 100% sure and give you the correct solution:
problem with the paper feeding section is dusty or due to developer drooping
1. Open the developer unit and check the rear side developer unit bush one or two bush are faulty
and drop the developer.
2. remove all paper trays with remove the four each screws
3. Remove the toner collection bottle
4. Remove the right side cover.
5. Remove paper left roller plate.(show in the picture)
6. Now remove the first tray paper feeding section(is a complete unit included paper feed rollers motor and clutch and gear section)
7. Clean the drooped developer from all gears and roller and motor section
8. remove the second and third tray paper feeding section and doing the same.
9. now fix it all
10. replace developer unit bush witch are faulty or if you don't have yet cut a plastic sheet and past the upper side of first paper feeding unit gears witch are don't disturb the paper path and stop the developer drooping on the gear good_help.pnggood_help_0.png

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Take one of those flat plastic rulers and push it through all over.. so that any forein ripped paper whatever, clears the way.. The paper is supposed to buckle on entry.. That's how it's designed. It could be a timing issue.. when the paper is fed in it buckles against the timing roller.. the roller turns only when its supposed to. Each sheet stays buckled against the timing roller until it turns, that's how the machine draws only one piece at a time. It's could be the feed clutch.. There's a little magnetic clutch that actuates the feed roller to pull the paper in. when this feed clutch gets weak it barely works or it slips and doesn't pull the paper in at the right time. I've replaced these often on my equipment.. but I've also found that static electricity plays a big role. If your area is too dry, the paper sticks together increasing the resistance, pulling either multiple pages or just too much resistance for the feed rollers.. screwing up the time.. Make all adjustments to the feed rollers first to ensure it's not a huge problem before you start looking for a clutch. Essentially if the paper doesnt make it into the feed roller on time it is a timing issue.. but it's starting from the feed rollers.

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Turn the machine off, remove all paper in the feed tray, turn the machine upside down, give it a healthy whack on the base. See what falls out. If lots of junk drops out, put everything back and try a test page. If still no go, try feeding a piece of light card BACK through the paper feed from the front. This will A) identify where the jam is occurring and hopefully B) push it out so it can be removed.
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SOund more to me like you have worn out feed wheels. They are slipping when trying to feed, therefore you get a paper jam indication, but no paper has been fed. Check the feed roller texture. If it is slick replace the roller.
I will state that first. You could have a sticking sensor, but that is less likely if you say it feeds paper.
The second most likely problem is the paper feed or paper registration clutch failing. Those are electromechanical clutches that are located on the loerf front section of the frame. You would need to remove the left side cover ( looking from the front). The clutches are round and silver, about an inch and a half thick with black gears on them. If the clutch faces are slipping, the rolllers will not drive and result in a jam.
The more I think about what your describing, the more I believe one of your clutches is bad.

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