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Canon pc 720

Copier will not take paper to print. The copier shows the symbol for paper jammed but nothing is jammed. When button is pressed you can hear the copier not picking up the paper to copy...Help!!

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  • Anonymous Jul 13, 2008

    Have the same problem.

  • jkags Jul 13, 2008

    Same problem as crprod. My Canon PC720 will not take paper to print. The copier shows the symbol for paper jammed but nothing is jammed. When button is pressed you can hear the copier not picking up the paper to copy...Help!!

  • 970CseFix Aug 01, 2008

    Have the same problem today, 10 years no problems until this phantom jam when there is no jam!



    Paper is not jammed, lamp is turning on and moving when the power button is pressed, toner is not empty, paper feeds by manually rolling the little roller inside the side panel but not automatically when the button is pressed. I find it very interesting that there are 3 posts within 30 days on this same problem, however, I don't know how old the copiers are in the other post.



    Do we spend money to try to get it fixed, it's been good for a decade already, hate to lose it.

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Also it could be a burned out expsoure lamp.

Posted on Jul 21, 2008


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Check if you have any matter that is blocking the paper path, also try to clean the rollers that picks up paper. If you happened that copier is in a dusty enviroment, dust could deposit on rollers, and rollers when picking up paper will start slipping. Try to clean with alcohol.

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

  • iblah Aug 03, 2008

    Most probably the pick up clutch is not working. The thing is to inspect this clutch you have to dismantle some things from the machine.

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