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Your paper is too smooth for the rubber rollers to grab it.
You need to wet the rubber rollers. Ever licked your finger in order to turn a page in a book? Same concept solution here.

Remove the paper tray. Take a look inside the space created where the tray was, and locate the rubber rollers. Lick your fingers, and use them to moisten the rubber rollers.

Reset printer and print again. Or try "un-smooth" the paper where the rollers grab it.

Posted on Oct 19, 2010

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SOURCE: no longer prints envelopes from manual paper feed

you need to change driver configuration
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SOURCE: paper tray problems

Re-Read the install data that came with the printer as to filling and inserting the paper tray

Posted on Jun 04, 2008

SOURCE: Paper Feed

paper must be selected to PLAIN PAPER

Posted on Aug 16, 2008

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SOURCE: Printer prints from manual feed but not from tray.

you need ot open up the papper tray and more the laser down then it should work

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Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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SOURCE: paper won't feed. Message says paper tray empty but it isn't

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Please press the button above HOME and it should change the tray in which you are printing from .

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