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Canon pixma mp 160

Paper jams on right side of paper feeder and will not feed thru

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  • amyv Feb 02, 2008

    I'm having the same problem, I did all the maintenance as suggested in the manual. Was able to print a few black and white pages. The auto sheet feed wheel is on the right side only as far as I can tell. It seems to be grabbing at the paper too quickly and doing such grabs many sheets and pulls them through so quickly the paper twists and that causes other problems.

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Paper jammed in side wheel. i unjammed it but it still wont reset and print

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Don't know if it's the same problem i had but its maybe worth a try. My paper went in a little, the wheels were turning but it didn't take the rest of the paper or print.
Yesterday someone replied to my problem, i tried it this morning and its fixed 1st time.
Solution:- Use a piece of thin card, a magazine cover is what i used, make sure its A4 size then try to print something, as the paper starts moving push it through! and hey presto it worked for me, everything printing fine now

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HI this is happening to me right now too-- try this-- I'm not sure if it's going to work-- but it's worth a shot.

On your computer, go to a print menu to print a document.
click on properties
go to maintenance tab
try the quiet/sleep mode

also, try going to custom and slow down the printing allowing for a little extra dry time.

reason I suggest it: my printer is doing the same, it's almost like the auto sheet feeder (only on the right side--why paper is grabbing weird) is grabbing too quickly. When in sleep mode, it seems to slow it down a little. I've also been printing 1 page at a time. I'm not saying this is a permanent fix, but at $50 for a pack of ink-- hopefully if you can't fix it-- it can get you to use up the last of the ink you have incase you decide to get a new printer.

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