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When i load paper into the printer/scanner on the right side of the machine the paper crumples up and wont feed thru,how can i correct my problem

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Check for any paper that's jammed up by the rollers. If this was a heavily used printer, then you might need to get it service or you could do it yourself by ordering a maintenance kit for it. check for jam first though.

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1. Turn the printer off and open the access cover.
2. Look for any obstructions in the paper path and remove them if necessary. (It is possible to move the carrier assembly with the power off.)
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  5. Check to see if all the rollers are turning.

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