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Paper does not feed - GRABS RIGHT SIDE

Problem: Paper does not feed EXACT SAME PROBLEM FOR MOI Each time i try to print, the paper begins to feed through the printer, but seems to only be grabbing on the right side, so gets bunched each time!!! Help? paper jam on right side, printer doesnt try to grab left side.

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Gears below the paper feeding tray are damaged or some dust particle have blocked the gears try to clean it by blowing the dust use normal greece (oily substance) between the gears so that they can move frequently to pull the paper, and if the gears are damaged you have to change the gears.

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If printing is skewed, feeding multiple pages or jamming, please follow these instructions (use a regular letter size paper to test after doing the steps given below):
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Clean The Paper Feed Rollers (Windows) Instructions how to clean the paper feed rollers. If the paper feed rollers become dirty, they may not be able to properly feed paper due to the feed roller's slippage.
If paper does not feed correctly, perform the following to clean the paper feed rollers:
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  2. Click the 'Maintenance' tab and click 'Roller Cleaning'.

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  3. Remove all sheets of paper from the auto sheet feeder.

  4. Confirm the following message, and click 'OK'.

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    Note: Clicking 'OK' will activate the paper feed rollers 30 times. Thisactivation will take about 90 seconds. Do not perform other operationsuntil this operation has finished.

  5. Confirm the following message, and click 'OK'.

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  6. After the continuous paper feeding operations in step 5 have finished, load three sheets of plain paper and click 'OK'.

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