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Epson Stylus R1800 refuses to accept art paper through the single sheet feeder at the rear When loading the paper the unit will pull it into the correct location and then on print command it backs the paper out and shows a paper jam message

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First check to see if there any any bits of paper stuck by checking the front and the rear feeder.
Also consult your manual to see if it accepts that thickness of paper.
It can be found here:
http://files.support.epson.com/pdf/r1800_/r1800_ug.pdf
The steps in the manual to clear a jam are on page 89 and types of accepted paper are on page 11.
Hope this helps.

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