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Top Paper Feed Won't Work

Top feeder doesn't work. The rollers turn but I have to force the paper into the roller for it to catch & start copy/fax/scan.

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  • lazuc Dec 08, 2007

    When i want to print something it say no paper feed , to reload paper and press start, ive done it over 10 times and still the same error.



    I have also turn it on and off and still nothing just the beeping sound and no paper feed message again.

  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2008

    I have almost the same problem. Regular printer paper is not a problem but my Brother MFC alll in one will Not take any other thickness of paper/ As I create photocards, documents with photos and just plain prints that are then impossible alltho I keep trying, like an idiot, it will grind and grind, then come those beep-beep-beeps. WHY will this printer not print on any other paper besides typing paper thin sheets? If I didn't have so much expensive ink stored up, I'd throw it out the window! pb

  • mark24317 Jan 22, 2008

    Hi, I have the same problem and have cleaned the roller feeds. It seems like the paper hits a hard stop like in a regular printer when loading it into the ADF and I can't even push it into the rollers. You can hear the grinding and see the rollers at the front near the output moving but the paper will not feed in from the top (ADF). Help!!

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Like a worn running shoes, the paper feed roller of the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) have lost it's traction and has to be replaced or cleaned. Paper just slids and doesn't picked up properly without that little push. Professional servicers use a cleaner specifically designed for rubber rollers. However, YOU CAN get extra miles on it by dabbing a Q-tip in warm water and cleaning the paper feed roller on the ADF. Like all eletrical devices, the unit has to be turned off and unplugged before working on it. Take all precationary measures and goodluck.

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