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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Re: cannon mp 160 printer problem
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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I had a similar problem, my printer was chewing the paper and then I was getting a jammed paper message. I looked inside but couldn't see much anything. I then removed (unscrewed) all the panels, and next I know, a culprit materialized, in other words, something fell inside the printer. I then managed to put it all back together, ended up with a few extra screws, but heck it works like a clockwork. God bless screwdrivers with magnetic tips, they made my life so easier.
After you remove the paper jam
I suggest you get a sheet of Card Stock (Heavy
paper) and place it in the feed way. Then press the print
button applying a slight amount of pressure on the Card Stock so it
will feed through the printer. The reason for this is in some cases I
have been able to clear the paper track of debris that was deposited there
Worth a try, as I have fixed a number of printers this
way, saving costly repairs.
Hope this helps.Bud
CLEANING THE FEED ROLLER AND THE PAD Clean the feed roller and the pad when [391: Paper Jam] appears frequently. (1) Remove the paper cassette. (2) Clean the feed rollers (large and small) with tightly wrung wet cloth or an LED lens cleaner. Note! An LED lens cleaner is enclosed in an optional replacement toner cartridge. Feed roller (large) Feed roller (small) (3) Clean the pad on the paper cassette with tightly wrung wet cloth or an LED lens cleaner. Note! • If [392: Paper Jam] appears frequently, clean the second tray (option) in the same way. • If [390: Check MP Tray] appears frequently, clean the feed roller of the multi-purpose tray in the same way. Pad
HI this is happening to me right now too-- try this-- I'm not sure if it's going to work-- but it's worth a shot.
On your computer, go to a print menu to print a document.
click on properties
go to maintenance tab
try the quiet/sleep mode
also, try going to custom and slow down the printing allowing for a little extra dry time.
reason I suggest it: my printer is doing the same, it's almost like the auto sheet feeder (only on the right side--why paper is grabbing weird) is grabbing too quickly. When in sleep mode, it seems to slow it down a little. I've also been printing 1 page at a time. I'm not saying this is a permanent fix, but at $50 for a pack of ink-- hopefully if you can't fix it-- it can get you to use up the last of the ink you have incase you decide to get a new printer.