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If you haven't had a paper jam, recently (you do not mention a jam in your question) then consider this and try this:


Got Kids?  Have You Had Little Visitors Lately?


1.  Turn Off The Power

2.  Unplug The Printer


3.  Gently, tilt the printer so the paper feed try is facing the floor and give a gentle shake.  I have found: coins, paper clips, thumb tacks, Swiss cheese....


This link will bring you to The PIXMA Clear Foreign Objects Fom Rear of Printer


This link will bring you to the PIXMA Cleaning Rollers Windows


This link will bring you to the PIXMA  Load Paper Properly page.


This Link to Straighten Paper


If this doesn't work for you, try taking following these, generic, paper jam clearing steps in this video



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Hello, Welcome to

The paper feeder sensor in the APF is what might be causing your issue.

1. Check for any jammed paper in any part of the printer.
2. A jammed piece of paper can cause the paper not to feed.

If that is not the case you might need to have this looked at locally.



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    SOURCE: Lexmark X85 won't feed paper. When trying to

    There could be something in the paper feeder that's blocking the paper path. Please follow steps below to identify and fix the problem:

    1. Remove the sheets of paper from the feeder.

    2. Grab a flashlight and look inside for any debris.

    3. If you're willing and physically able, you may also turn the printer over. Any debris should just freely roll out from the feeder.

    4. If feeder is clear, place the printer back on the table, open the printer cover and remove the cartridges.

    5. Check the cartridge area for any obstructions/debris that could cause this error or problem.

    6. If cartridge area is clear, close the cover.

    7. Unplug and re-plug the printer into the power outlet to reset it.

    8. When the printer turns on, reinsert the cartridges and load some paper. Try to print again.
    ns Serif"'>6. When the printer turns on, reinsert one cartridge first.

    7. Close the printer cover and check for any errors.

    8. If no error appears, reinsert the other cartridge. Close the printer cover.

    9. Replace whichever cartridge is causing the error to appear with a new cartridge.

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