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My MP 830 printer will no longer feed copies from the automatic document feeder. The machine makes noise like gears slipping and the paper goes one fourth of the way and then stops before it can go down. At that point the machine tells me "document in ADF redo operation after checking document in ADF and pressing OK ". I do not see any blockage anywhere. I have reset machine by turning it off and then back on. I can still receive faxes OK and I can copy off of the platen. This machine is probably 18 months old and up until now has been great. Let me know. Thank you.

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Check the feed roller on that paper tray. if the roller is made of rubber clean it with the eraser on a pencil making sure to clear away any extra dust. the Eraser will re-surface the roller to grip better. 
Also check inside not just for blockages but sensors that may be stuck, such sensors may look like black armatures that move easily and light sensors that easily clog with dust.
Remove the print cartridge and dust out the entire paper path.

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