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Feeding from top

I am unable to feed my paper thru the top to make a copy- when I press copy it assumes that the paper is on the glass. Brother model 8440

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There is a switch in the document feeder that tells the machine there is a paper there. This switch is not being hit by the paper or the switch is not moving freely. With a flash lite you should be able to see this switch move.

Posted on Jul 22, 2008

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