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The paper gets caught on the right side when I attempt to print. When I align the paper correctly, it still does this. It does not feed into the printer anymore.

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  • annie_hanway Feb 03, 2010

    I cleared the jam by removing something caught inside the printer due to this suggestion, thanks!

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Thanks for using FixYa. First, verify that there is actually no paper jam (open all the doors, take out the paper tray, take out the cartridges and visually inspect). Turn printer off and unplug the printer from all cables (power, USB, etc). Try to hold it upside down and gently shake it so that if there is any paper inside it’s removed. If still it’s not resolved then clean the print head. To clean the print head take a hot water towel with the printer unplugged and the cartridges out, clean it till the time you see there is no ink residue on the towel. If still the issue is not resolved then you'll need to get it replaced. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.


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- A margin appears
on printouts.
2 B Paper feed
Improper paper
feeding:
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ASF
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