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Paper won't feed

Hi My printer just makes a whiring/roller sound when I ask it to print- but it will not take in any paper!! Scanning is OK - but sometimes says there is no connection to the computer - but there is 'cos scan works & can be saved to computer perfectly. I am unning on Vista home premium. Please help as this is a nearly new machine - & I want to avoid the landfill trap.

Many thanks!!

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If you have used a fair amount of low-cost paper since it was new, the rubber transport rollers may be clogged with paper fiber which causes the rollers to slip.

I don't know how accessible the pickup rollers are on your machine but dig through the user's manual to see if they give any clues for removing paper jams.
Access to remove these will often allow you to see (and clean) the pickup rollers.
Use a cloth or hard paper towel with tight fibers and some cleaner such as '409' or 'Simple Green' to wipe the rollers.
This will often restore the necessary 'stickiness' to the pickup rollers.

Posted on Apr 28, 2008

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  1. Remove all sheets of paper from the rear tray, then click 'OK'.

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  1. Note: Clicking 'OK' will activate the paper feed rollers 30 times. This activation will take about 90 seconds. Do not perform other operations until this operation has finished.

  2. Confirm the following message, and click 'OK'.
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Confirm the following message, and click 'OK'.

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