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Mp 160 my canon wont wont print it takes the paper abput an inch but then it stops and the rolls keep runing but the paper stays in the same place

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  • nauya8485 Feb 21, 2008

    while printing, paper go in but more than one paper. it make the printing result bad. sometimes it cannot print because it cannot shuck in paper then it make my printer jam. how to fix it?
    is it has to go to see professional fixer?

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2008

    The paper goes in maybe an inch and then the ORANGE alarm button flashes and a E and a 3 flashes. Once the paper stops the machine keeps printing without taking the paper.

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CANON PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet Printer
has few common problems. Such as Driver CD lost, Scanner does not work, Connection problem etc. For find all these software solution just click here....
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Don't know why the the last posting had me as guest!!
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.
Someone replied to my problem, i tried it and it fixed 1st time. Also seems to of worked for others
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

Posted on Mar 05, 2008

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.
Someone replied to my problem, i tried it and it fixed 1st time. Also seems to of worked for others
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

Posted on Mar 05, 2008

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