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Paper Jams When running paper throught the feed, the bottem right side of the page is catching and jamming the paper. It seesm as though the left side is not catching at all. I have reset the printer. Moved locations (off balance?), tried manually assisting the paper through. Nothing! What can I do?

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Re: Paper Jams

Most likely there is paper or something stuck in that corner
use a flash-light an carefully inspect the area

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