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Paper feed on X4550

The printer does not recognise paper in the feed tray. Paper must be fed one sheet at a time and pushed right down into the slot to be recognised.

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Sounds like a jam or paper stuck underneath..open up the device(all power off of course) and inspect it for something in there.

also, rollers could be dirty

Posted on Mar 09, 2008

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Hi You have a small paper jam in the front of your machine,
remove all the trays and the toners have a look under the machine in the place of tray 2 you will see a slot that the paper should feed in to. Fold a sheet of A4 in 1/2 lengthways push it in to the slot and with luck it will come out in the machine, holding on to both ends work the paper along the slot moving it up and down until your paper jam come out
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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.

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While printing with OKI C5600 very often error message pops up about jammed paper though no REAL jam happened. To solve I just open and close paper tray and front door. JAM PAPER error is real pain if...


Have you tried cleaning the paper feed roller(s)? Either soap & water OR isopropyl alchohol with a cotton ball will do, just make sure the rollers are dry before trying to print again, otherwise damage to imaging unit (drum/toner unit) could occurr. If the printer doesn't feed in the first place, the printer thinks it has a jammed paper, thus opening paper tray and front cover resets misfeed/ jam condition. Let me know your progress....Tim

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Grinding noise, no paper feeding from tray


This will work.

If you remove the paper tray you'll notice a black arm hanging down in the middle of the printer...this should be up inside (the cause is too much paper being put in the tray then when the user tries to remove the tray it hooks this and causes it to be in the way of the paper when it rises).

Disconnect the power and remove the toner/drum. Turn the printer upside down and remove the rollers from the purple plastic arm (shove the arm ahead to make this easier). Once you have this disconnected and removed you'll be able to see where the black plastic arm should go. You can push it back up in the printer without too much fuss. Replace the rollers where they go and put everything back together. Voila!

This has happened twice in the past year and both times this has fixed the issue right away. Good luck! :)

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Make sure your printer trays are lined up properly for the paper size you are loading.

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Error msg: Paper tray empty or jam, when there is not


Clean The Paper Feed Rollers Using The Unit's Operation Panel Ifthe paper feed roller is dirty, paper is not fed properly because thepaper feed roller slips. Cleaning the paper feed roller could resolvethe paper feeding problem. Please follow the instructions below toclean the Paper Feed Rollers directly from the unit. Caution:Since the cleaning process wears down the paper feed roller, performthis 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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  1. Use the up / down cursor button to select [Yes], then press the <OK> button. (The paper feed roller cleaning starts.)

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

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

Paper Source
Press the <Feed Switch> button to switch to toggle between the Automatic Sheet Feed (ASF) or Cassette. The light will come on when the <Feed Switch> is set for that paper source.

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 Sourcesetting in the printer driver. If the option is not set to 'Paper FeedSwitch', paper will feed from the source selected in the driver.

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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.
  1. Ensure that the printer is powered on and remove any paper from the Auto Sheet Feeder (ASF).

  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>.

  5. Perform the paper feed roller cleaning three times.
    1. Use the up / down cursor button to select [Roller cleaning], then press <OK>.

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    2. When prompted to start roller cleaning, use the up / down cursor button to select [Yes], then press <OK>. (The paper feed roller cleaning starts.)

  6. Check if the paper feed roller cleaning procedure resolved the issue.
    1. Load a sheet of letter-sized plain paper in the ASF and open the paper output tray.
    2. Use the up / down cursor button to select [Roller cleaning], then press <OK>.

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

  7. If paper is not fed properly, repeat step 6 up to three times.

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Clean the rollers down where the paper sets in the printer. Do not use cheap generic matte coated paper. Some generic matte coated paper will leave a film on your rollers and cause them to not grip the paper.

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Check the feeder roller inside the printer for any foreign substance stuck to the roller, this may cause it not to grip properly. You can also try a few sheets at a time and make sure the paper tray is gripping the paper, but not too hard. If this fails, the roller may be out of place somewhat, try to reposition it. Let me know how you get on.

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