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My printer is not feeding properly

One side, right feeds, other side does not. Document does not print because paper is imprperly fed

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SOURCE: Printer will not feed paper correctly

I had the exact same problem and it was a foreign object (*** end lol). I fiddled about abit then turned the printer upside down, gae it a few taps and it was fine.

Posted on Aug 21, 2008

worldvet
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SOURCE: Epson DX 6050 Paper feeding issues

Hi,

I'm here to FIX your problem. I don't want to be helpful. I want to FIX your problem. If you will work with me, I will work with you until this is FIXED.

The paper not loading from one side is a problem with the pickup and feed roller on one side. This happens when rollers dry out and actually shrink as a result.

To resolve this, all we need to do is 'rehydrate' the rollers. There are solutions you can buy to do this and maybe it will come to that with yours. But, I've used this method below for years of working on Ink Jets since they first came out in 92.

Remove all paper.
Get a clean sponge and dampen it fairly well.
Now, you will want to repeatedly press the Paper Feed button while holding the damp sponge firmly against the pickup and feed rollers you can see while looking down your paper tray of your printer. You should be able to see these rollers quite easily.

The trick is to keep damping the sponge and pressing it against the rollers while pressing Paper Feed a lot of times. How many times? Well, this varies. But you will want to do this at least a dozen times on each side of the pickup rollers to start with.

Once, you are done with this initial attempt, you will want to give the rollers a chance for their surface to dry to the touch. Then, insert a full load of paper and press Paper Feed and see if your printer loads the paper correctly. If it attempts to load and does so better than before but does not quite finish, pull the paper out, its okay to do this, and rehydrate the rollers some more until the paper feed works as expected.

Let me know how this works out for you. I can direct you to a vendor on the internet to buy some roller rejuvenator later if its actually needed. I have found that you can do this trick with the damp sponge on an as needed basis from time to time and achieve the same result.

If, however this does not make any difference in your printers ability to pick up and feed paper then you have a mechanical problem and if under warranty you'll want Epson to fix it. If not under warranty you could have Epson fix it but you'd probably be better off getting a replacement. You will have to decided on that once Epson quotes a price to repair and replace the damaged parts.

Please use the comment text area below to communicate with me and ask any questions to explain something or ask a further question. I will receive an email alert and will get back with you as soon as I am able. This will depend on our time zone differences.

Regards,
Worldvet

Posted on Nov 09, 2008

tigertail
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SOURCE: paper not feeding

This could be caused by several parts, the most likely is the paper eject sensor lever & spring being out of position. Get a stiff piece of A4 card such as the backing from a note pad. Make sure the print head is in the parked position (fully right). Position card in the feed hopper and push through the feed mech. Open the top and watch for the card to come through the printer. This should realign the lever and also clear any obstructions in the paper path. Always try to remove paper jams in the direction of the paper feed, pulling backwards can damage levers etc.

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Posted on Mar 08, 2009

Atticus30
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SOURCE: My epson Stylus cx 3900 won't feed paper anymore.

Your might need new roller pads...depending how long you have the printer or how much it...They are maintenance kits.

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

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SOURCE: paper will not feed through - epson DX4000 printer/scanner

Did you check the thickness? My printer won't feed paper that's to think or thick properly it sould say in the manual what thickness of paper you should use.

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

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When the back output tray is pulled down, the printer has a straight paper path from the manual feed slot through to the back of the printer. Use this paper feed and output method when you want to print on thick paper, labels or envelopes.


Open the back cover

Open the manual feed slot cover.

Using both hands, slide the manual feed slot paper guides to the width of the paper that you are going to use.

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• Put the paper into the manual feed slot with the side to be printed face up.
• Make sure that the paper or envelope is straight and in the proper position on the manual feed slot. If it is not, the paper or the envelope may not be fed properly, resulting in a skewed printout or a paper jam.
• Do not put more than one piece of paper in the manual feed slot at any one time, as it may cause a jam.
• If you put any Media (paper, envelope and so on) in the manual feed slot before the printer is in the Ready state, the media may be ejected without being printed on.

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To load paper or other media in the Manual Feed Slot (directly above the Paper Tray)

You can load envelopes and special print media one at a time into this slot. Use the manual feed slot to print or copy on labels, envelopes or thicker paper.

1. Slide the paper guides to fit the paper size.
2. Using both hands put one sheet of paper in the manual feed slot until you feel the front edge of the paper touch the paper feed roller. Let go of the paper when you feel the machine feed the paper in a short distance.

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Note: When you put paper in the manual feed slot, please remember the following:
■ The side to be printed on must be face up.
■ Put the leading edge (top of the paper) in first and push it gently into the slot.
■ Make sure that the paper is straight and in the proper position on the manual feed slot. If it is not, the paper may not be fed properly, resulting in a skewed printout or a paper jam.
■ Do not put more than one sheet or envelope in the manual feed slot at a time or you may cause the machine to jam.
■ You can remove smaller sizes of printed paper from the output paper tray more easily if you lift the scanner cover using both hands as shown in the illustration.

You can still use the machine when the scanner cover is raised. You can return the scanner cover to its home position by pushing it down with both hands.



If you would like to disable Manual Feed Mode, check that the manual feed mode is not selected in the printer driver.

Here is a copy of the User's Manual for the Brother MFC-7820N.

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Sounds like the feed rollers need cleaning.
Clean the feed rollers, lint free cloth,bottled water.
wait for them to properly dry

Revolve the feed roller bar as you clean them, to clean the feed rollers all the way round, remove all particles from them.

Check you ADF grips are set correctly, if not you will get mis-fed sheets. check the tray is sat properly too or mis-feeds.

Check paper size is correct in print properties too.
Should be good then
Try print.

Regards
Richard.

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On a Canon MP 460 printer, the paper will not feed in straight causing constant paper jams.


If the paper feed roller is dirty, paper is not fed properly because the paper feed roller slips. Cleaning the paper feed roller could resolve the paper feeding problem. Please follow the instructions below to clean the Paper Feed Rollers directly from the unit.Caution: Since the cleaning process wears down the paper feed roller, perform this procedure only when necessary and no more than three (3) times.
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  2. Press the <Menu> button.

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  3. Use the right / left cursor button to select [Maintenance/settings], then press <OK>.

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  4. Use the right / left cursor button to select [Maintenance], then press <OK>.

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Clean The Paper Feed Rollers (Windows) Instructions how to clean the paper feed rollers. If the paper feed rollers become dirty, they may not be able to properly feed paper due to the feed roller's slippage.
If paper does not feed correctly, perform the following to clean the paper feed rollers:
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  3. Remove all sheets of paper from the auto sheet feeder.

  4. Confirm the following message, and click 'OK'.

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  5. Confirm the following message, and click 'OK'.

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  6. After the continuous paper feeding operations in step 5 have finished, load three sheets of plain paper and click 'OK'.

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  2. Use the <Feed Switch> button to select the paper source where you do the paper feed roller cleaning. Click for here additional information.

  3. Press the <HOME> (A) button.

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Cassette

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The above illustration shows a PIXMA MP500

Note: When printing from the computer, if paper does not feed from the source you have selected on the operation panel, check Paper Source setting in the printer driver. If the option is not set to 'Paper Feed Switch', paper will feed from the source selected in the driver.
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Clean The Paper Feed Rollers Using The Unit's Operation Panel If the paper feed roller is dirty, paper is not fed properly because the paper feed roller slips. Cleaning the paper feed roller could resolve the paper feeding problem. Please follow the instructions below to clean the Paper Feed Rollers directly from the unit. Caution: Since the cleaning process wears down the paper feed roller, perform this procedure only when necessary and no more than three (3) times.
  1. Ensure that the machine is powered on and remove any paper from the auto sheet feeder or the cassette.

  2. Use the <Feed Switch> button to select the paper source where you do the paper feed roller cleaning. Click for additional information.

  3. Press the <Menu> button.

  4. Use the right / left cursor button to select [Maintenance/settings] press the <OK> button.


    Note: This procedure is skipped if your machine is in Scan mode. Proceed to step 5.


  5. Use the right / left cursor button to select [Maintenance] and the press the <OK> button.

  6. Use the up / down cursor button to select [Roller cleaning] and press the <OK> button.

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  7. Use the up / down cursor button to select [Yes], then press the <OK> button. (The paper feed roller cleaning starts.)

  8. To check if the rollers are clean, load a sheet of Letter-sized plain paper in the same paper source you selected in step 2, and press the <Open> button.

  9. Use the up / down cursor button to select [Roller cleaning] and press the <OK> button.

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  10. Use the up / down cursor button to select [Yes], then press the <OK> button. (Paper will be fed.)


    Note: If paper is not fed properly, repeat steps 4 through 10 above up to three times.

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Cassette

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Note: When printing from the computer, if paper does not feed from the source you have selected on the operation panel, check Paper Source setting in the printer driver. If the option is not set to 'Paper Feed Switch', paper will feed from the source selected in the driver.
Click to return to step 2 above.

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