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Printer fails to pickup paper out of paper tray

I have tried 20lb. and 24lb lazer paper and when I try to print the paper feeder tries to grab the paper from the tray, the papers moves out of the tray an inch or so and then the printer drops the paper which sets off the beeper/alarm sounds. I have tried several sheet of non-gloss paper and the printer gave me no problems.

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  • djbinding Dec 13, 2007

    When paper tray get to within about 25 pieces, the paper begins jamming.

  • cloverdaddy Jan 30, 2008

    My printer is a refurbished model and I have been unable to print anything unless I use the manual feed tray.

  • Sollytg Apr 01, 2008

    I have the same problem, and a good clean of the small white rollers doesn't seem to have helped. Any more suggestions? It is driving me mad!!!

  • Anonymous Apr 18, 2008

    My printer also will not pick up paper & says I have a paper jam. I have opened the back, pulled out the the ink tray, pulled out paper tray, looked everywhere & there definitely no paper jammed in the printer. Any help?

  • Anonymous May 12, 2008

    I have a CLX-3160FN which is about 6 months old (purchased new). From the start it had a problem with paper (of different brands/types) partly feeding through and then jamming. It has gradually got worse and now occurs regularly.



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Use a soapy product suck as fantastic and clean the rubber rollers thoroughly.
They may be getting slick and in need of replacement also

Posted on Dec 07, 2007

  • Rick Kasper Dec 07, 2007

    Sorry, SUCH as fantastic not suck LOL oops



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