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On the bottom of the machine there is a dark plastic piece that redirects the incoming paper, and it can easily slide out of place. Turn the machine over and see if it's out of alignment.

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Our Cannon MP210 feeds more than one sheet at once


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What would cause tray 1 to misfeed every 12 to 15 sheets? The misfed sheet ends up laying on the edge of the paper tray advanced about 3/8" from the paper stack?


check your paper thickness setting in your drivers
2. clean separation pad at the bottom of the paper tray
3. clean rollers located after the pick up area(registration rollers)
4. check actuators for the sensors to see if they are sticking

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Misfeed- cleared, but still says misfeed is there


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I consistently get a "Paper Skewed" message on


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My Lexmark 4600 printer has a paper jam. do not know how to unjam it.


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How to clear and avoid paper jams
Follow these instructions to remove and/or avoid paper jams and misfeeds in your Lexmark X3500, X4500, X4600 & X4800 Series All-In-One.
Paper jam in the printer
Remove the paper manually

  1. Press pattlnk_10282008_1820-power-icon.gif to turn off the printer.

  2. Firmly grasp the paper, and gently pull it out.

  3. Press pattlnk_10282008_1820-power-icon.gif to turn the printer back on.

NOTE: Check inside the printer to ensure that all the paper is removed. Any small pieces of paper left in the printer will continue to cause paper jams.
Paper jam in the paper support


    1. Press pattlnk_10282008_1820-power-icon.gif to turn off the printer.

    2. Firmly grasp the paper, and gently pull it out.

    3. Press pattlnk_10282008_1820-power-icon.gif to turn the printer back on.

Paper or specialty media misfeeds
These are possible solutions if paper or specialty media misfeeds or skews, or if multiple sheets feed or stick together.
Try one or more of the following:
Check paper condition

  • Use only new, unwrinkled paper.

Check paper loading

  • Load a smaller amount of paper into the printer.

  • Load paper with the print side facing you. (If you are not sure which side is the printable side, see the instructions that came with the paper.)

Remove each page as it is printed

  • Remove each page as it exits, and let it dry completely before stacking.

Adjust the paper guides

  • When using media less than 8.5 inches wide

  • To rest against the edges of the paper or media, making sure it does not buckle
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Printer does not feed paper, envelopes, or specialty media
These are possible solutions. Try one or more of the following:
Check for paper jams

  • Check for and clear any paper jams. For more information, see "Paper jam in the printer" and "Paper jam in the paper support" above.

Check media loading

  • Verify that the specialty media is loaded correctly.

  • Try loading one page, envelope, or sheet of specialty media at a time.

Check printer default and pause settings

  1. Click:
    • In Windows XP (default Start menu): Start pattlnk_10282008_1829-right-arrow.gif Printers and Faxes.
    • In Windows XP (Classic Start menu): Start pattlnk_10282008_1829-right-arrow.gif Settings pattlnk_10282008_1829-right-arrow.gif Printers and Faxes.
    • In Windows Vista (default Start Menu): pattlnk_10282008_1829-vista-start-button.gifpattlnk_10282008_1829-right-arrow.gifControl Panel pattlnk_10282008_1829-right-arrow.gif Printers (under Hardware and Sound).
    • In Windows Vista (Classic Start menu): pattlnk_10282008_1829-vista-start-button.gifpattlnk_10282008_1829-right-arrow.gif Settings pattlnk_10282008_1829-right-arrow.gif Printers.

  2. Double-click the print queue device.

  3. Click Printer.
    • Make sure no check mark appears next to Pause Printing.
    • If a check mark does not appear next to Set As Default Printer, you must select the print queue device for each file you want to print.

Banner paper jams
There are many possible solutions. Try one or more of the following:
Clear banner paper jams

  1. Press pattlnk_10282008_1820-power-icon.gif to turn off the printer.

  2. Remove the jammed banner paper from the printer.

Review banner printing checklist

  • Use only the number of sheets needed for the banner.

  • Select the following settings to enable the printer to feed paper continuously without jamming:



    1. With a document open, click File pattlnk_10282008_1829-right-arrow.gif Print.

    2. Click Properties, Preferences, Options, or Setup.

    3. Select the Paper Setup tab.

    4. From the Paper Size area, select Banner.

    5. Select Letter Banner or A4 Banner as the paper size.

    6. Select Portrait or Landscape.

    7. Click OK.

    8. Click OK or Print.



Regards,
Ron

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Paper keeps shifting during loading and eventually gets jammed every time


Seems like the rollers are either dirty, or worn out. Probably the latter.
“Paper jams” on page 68
“Paper or specialty media misfeeds” on page 68
“Printer does not feed paper, envelopes, or specialty media” on page 69
“Banner paper jams” on page 69
Paper jams
Is the jam in the paper
support?
1 Press to turn off the printer.
2 Firmly grasp the paper, and gently pull it out.
3 Press to turn the printer back on.
Is the jam in the printer? To automatically eject the paper:
1 Press to turn off the printer.
2 Press again to turn the printer back on.
The paper automatically ejects from the printer.
To manually remove the paper:
1 Press to turn off the printer.
2 Firmly grasp the paper, and gently pull it out.
3 Press to turn the printer back on.
Paper or specialty media misfeeds
If paper or specialty media misfeeds or skews, or if multiple sheets feed or stick together, try the following solutions.
Check paper
condition
Use only new, unwrinkled paper.
Check paper loading Load a smaller amount of paper into the printer.
Load paper with the print side facing you. (If you are not sure which side is the printable
side, see the instructions that came with the paper.)
See “Loading various paper types” on page 21 for information about:
Maximum loading amounts per paper type
Specific loading instructions for supported paper and specialty media
Troubleshooting
68
Remove each page as
it is printed
Remove each page as it exits, and let it dry completely before stacking.
Adjust the paper
guides
Adjust the paper guides:
When using media less than 8.5 inches wide
To rest against the edges of the paper or media, making sure it does not buckle

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The sheet feeder on top.
If the problem is things go through somewhat sideways, and if this is the problem, stuff some postit notes between the back grey thing and the feeder tray to eliminate this problem. Add or subtract to the wad to make it right.

If the problem is it does not grip the sheet, what I used to do is to help it through by one sheet at a time, painful. I got frustrated with this so for scanning, I have a Snap Scan 1500, which is faster and better.

The paper feeder.
A small piece of paper left in the paper infeed path can cause a major problem. You cannot have anything in the paper path that will skew the paper, so you must get any little bit of restriction out of there.
As the printer gets older, you will have to produce your own guides to prevent this skewing, as the guides on the printer do not do this well. I use clamps and wooden guides to keep things in line.

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Misfeed when attempting to make a copy - Ricoh FT5535


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Then:

1. Pull offending tray all the way out and remove paper.
2. Unlock the side guides and make sure they move freely
3. Set about 100 sheets of NEW paper for now and adjust the side guides and the end fence. The end fence must be against the paper (touching) and the side guides must NOT be too tight agains the paper as this will prevent the tray from lifting.
4. Make sure the paper size dial is set to the paper SIZE and ORIENTATION.
5. Close tray and test.

Let us know what happens. In the worst case it could be a Magnetic clutch malfunction

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