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Ip4300 Paper is folding at left tip (top of page). No paer is caught. If cleaning the rail with alcohol works, how do I do it?

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Took a can of Blow Off (dust remover) and blew through paper track, and used a paper towel soaked in Isotope Alcohol and rubbed the tracking rails..
Everything seems to work fine for now except the canister paper holding is not feeding properly and the paper is getting jammed when you try to use it. This is not that important as long as paper can be fed the normal way and it doesn't jam..

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