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Continual problem with paper jam

My printer has constant problems with paper jamming when printing regular text documents. I clear the paper jam from the back of the printer and it will print 4-5 sheets fine, then will jam again. It never gets through 20 pages with multiple jams...and I'm ready to toss it! What can I do??

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Try with other manufacturer's paper, you can try by reinstalling the drivers
if the problem persist then your printer needs to be serviced

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During printing, the paper becomes stuck in the all-in-one and the error message 'Paper Jam: Clear jam, and then press Enter' displays on the control panel display.
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Use the following instructions to clear a paper jam from the product:
Step one: Check for and remove any loose paper from the In tray
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CAUTION: Always try to remove jammed paper from the back of the printer first to avoid mechanical damage.
Step two: Clear the jam from the back of the printer
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Figure 1: Removing the rear access door
Rear access door
2. Gently pull the jammed paper out of the rollers.
WARNING: If the paper tears while removing it from the rollers, check the rollers and wheels for torn pieces of paper that might remain inside the product. If all the pieces of paper are not removed from the product, more paper jams might occur.
3. Replace the rear access door. Gently push the door into the all-in-one until it snaps firmly into place.

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1. Remove the two-sided printing accessory by pressing in the buttons on the sides and then pulling the accessory toward you.
Figure 2: Removing the two-sided printing accessory
2. Gently remove any jammed paper.
WARNING: If the paper tears while removing it from the rollers, check the rollers and wheels for torn pieces of paper that might remain inside the accessory. If all the pieces of paper are not removed from the accessory, more paper jams might occur.
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Figure 3: Opening the two-sided printing accessory door
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6. Reinstall the two-sided printing accessory.

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Figure 4: Lifting the cover of the automatic document feeder
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