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Ok the printer has always worked fine, but recently the lower tray feeder started feeding, but showing it was jammed. Then the upper tray will start to feed, then pull slightly to the right and then say that the tray is empty. HELP...I hate to toss it when I have $120+ in ink sitting here.

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SOURCE: Paper Mis-Feeding

Check for any pieces of torn paper in the path, especially on the left side. You can also reach into the slot that the paper feeds into and feel each of the rollers behind the plastic cover; they all should turn freely, pay special attention to the wheel to the left.

Posted on Aug 11, 2007

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need to replace pickup rollers, you might want to replace all of them.

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SOURCE: Paper feed problem

Sound like something foreign is in paper path

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SOURCE: Canon PIXMA MP600 printer - paper feed

Issue: Paper feeds skewed
Solution: Clean The Paper Feed Rollers Using The Operation Panel - MP600

Clean The Paper Feed Rollers Using The Unit's Operation Panel 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.

  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 here additional information.

  3. Press the <HOME> (A) button.

    mp600_home_scroll.jpg

  4. Use the Easy-Scroll Wheel (B) or press the right / left arrow to select [Settings], then press the <OK> button.

  5. Use the Easy-Scroll Wheel (B) or press the right / left arrow to select [Maintenance], then press <OK>.

  6. Use the Easy-Scroll Wheel (B) or press the up / down arrow to select [Roller cleaning], then press <OK>.

    mp600_rollercleaning.jpg

  7. Use the up / down cursor button to select [Yes], then press the <OK> button. (The paper feed roller cleaning starts.)

  8. To check if the rollers are clean, load a sheet of Letter-sized plain paper in the same paper source you selected in step 2.

  9. Use the Easy-Scroll Wheel (B) or press the up / down arrow to select [Roller cleaning], then press <OK>.

    mp600_rollercleaning.jpg

  10. 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.
ASF
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The above illustration shows a PIXMA MP500

Cassette

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The above illustration shows a PIXMA MP500

Note: When printing from the computer, if paper does not feed from the source you have selected on the operation panel, check Paper Source setting in the printer driver. If the option is not set to 'Paper Feed Switch', paper will feed from the source selected in the driver.
Click here to return to step 2

Posted on Jun 12, 2008

SOURCE: Paper Feed

paper must be selected to PLAIN PAPER

Posted on Aug 16, 2008

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