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Cannon mp 160 printer problem

My printer won't feed the paper. I tried everything in the maintenance tab but my paper keeps getting jammed it's like it is only pulling the paper in from one side but when I went to look. The computer was made with ionly rollers on the left side.

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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.
hope it works, let me know, Garty

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