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My Canon MF3240 picks up too much paper and causes a paper jam every time I print.

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If the automatic document feeder picks up multiple pages instead of single sheets, the separator pad inside the automatic document feeder needs to be cleaned.

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I have an imageclass mf3240, it intermittently prints out wrinkled pages. I would like to see if it is repairable, i did only pay $200 3 years ago so if it is cheaper/easier to just buy a new one I will. I...


Hello Lea! Welcome to FixYa!

If your printer prints wrinkled pages then first of all it may be because of paper jam or paper tray, their may be a small sheet of paper remain inside causing problem or the paper tray is not properly inserted, So check there must not be any piece of paper or if paper tray is not properly inserted, Insert it correctly.

If problem is still there then this problem is usually caused by the Fuser assembly or Tension Roller of the printer. You need to change the tension roller of the printer and if need then change the Fuser Assembly. My advise is as it is technical hardware problem so you must consult with Canon Authorized Center and they will replace the roller of the printer and if there will be need they will change the Fuser Assembly of your Canon image Class MF3240 printer

I hope this solution helps you and you have clear picture in your mind
Let me know if you have any confusion in your mind.



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Mar 03, 2012 | Canon imageCLASS MF3240 All-In-One Laser...

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Canon ImageClass MF3240 paper jam fix


The Canon ImageClass MF3240 continues to show "paper jam" error even if someone followed all the possible fix to remove the jam. After clearing the paper in all access doors (both front and back), the printer still gives the paper jam error. Also, if you have tried restarting the printer several times to no avail and the red light keeps blinking, here is the fix to what is most probably been causing the paper jam problem of Canon ImageClass MF3240.

1. Turn off the printer and pull out all plugs and power cord that is attached to your printer.

2. Remove the paper tray at the bottom and let the printer lie at its back so that you can see underneath.

3. Get a flashlight and look closely for the sensor located underneath the printer. The sensor is located in a small square hole, just above the small black plastic "lever" (looks like a small hockey paddle) on the left side of the gray rubber roller. Move the lever so that you can freely look closer on the hole.

4. Notice because there could be a tiny paper shred stuck inside and this causes the sensor to detect a paper jam.

5. Get a small tweezer to remove that paper out.

6. Next, let the printer stand normally and return the tray back.

7. Re-plug all cables and start your printer. That's it!

on Jan 07, 2010 | Printers & Copiers

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Blicking light canon d480


try this
Turn off the printer.
Remove any paper trays. Inspect them for wrinkled or damaged paper.
Also open the back cover of the printer if this model has one.
Open any other doors that give access to the printer's paper path and to the toner or ink cartridge.
If necessary, remove the toner or ink cartridge. Place it away from light/ sun light to avoid damaging it.
If you find a piece of jammed paper, remove it by holding it with both hands and pulling firmly. The goal is to keep the paper from tearing. If several pieces are jammed together, try pulling out the middle piece first to loosen the jam.
If the paper does tear, try rotating the roller gears manually to free the paper. Don't force anything, though. Do this step especially if the jam message comes up repeatedly without any obvious paper jam, there may be a small tear of paper inside.
Ones the printer is free of paper Replace the toner or ink cartridge and paper trays, close any doors you opened and turn the printer back on.
If the printer paper jam message still appears, then there is still some paper in the printer. Reinspect the paper path.
see alternative if the problem is still not solved.

alternative :
Load a piece of thick paper, for example photo paper and press the resume button (may be diffrent button on diffrent models) a few times to the printer picks up the paper and puts it through the machine.

Jun 18, 2011 | Canon imageCLASS MF3240 All-In-One Laser...

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Paper jam


Hi,
Visit to the given link for solution....
http://support-sg.canon-asia.com/contents/SG/EN/8000572201.html
Hope this has helped you... Thanks...

Jul 09, 2010 | Canon imageCLASS MF3240 All-In-One Laser...

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Canon mp830, when turn on error code 6A00. When lift lid, no lights on ink cartridges, ink cartridges do not slide into middle for access. When turn machine on, hear funny noises as heads try to clean...


Hi
Error 6A00
The 6A00 is a Canon generic code for paper path jam.

Solution 1:
Move the printhead carriage back and forth a few times.

Solution 2:
Check the purge unit: Moving the print head assembly will not clear a purge unit if its jammed with paper, paper clips, push pins, screws, cookie crisp, flower bud pods or the like.

Solution 3:
Press the ink pads down in the purge unit.

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Dec 25, 2009 | Canon MF3240 imageCLASS Laser...

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My canon mf3240 printer jamed, then a b5 paper size error message


You must be set you machine from program key
1> press menu>paper size>A4/Letter/set OK
after print or copy your requirement size.

Dec 12, 2009 | Canon imageCLASS MF3240 All-In-One Laser...

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Cannon imageclass mf3240 laser printer paper jam


Hello there,

Hope I could still share with you this fix because this is where you need to look at when you think you have done everything to remove the paper jam.

1. Turn off the printer and pull out all plugs and power cord that is attached to your printer.

2. Remove the paper tray at the bottom and let the printer lie at its back so that you can see underneath.

3. Get a flashlight and look closely for the sensor located underneath the printer. The sensor is located in a small square hole, just above the small black plastic "lever" (looks like a small hockey paddle) on the left side of the gray rubber roller. Move the lever so that you can freely look closer on the hole.

4. Notice because there could be a tiny paper shred stuck inside and this causes the sensor to detect a paper jam.

5. Get a small tweezer to remove that paper out.

6. Next, let the printer stand normally and return the tray back.

7. Re-plug all cables and start your printer. That's it!

You can also click on this link for this trick.

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3827902-canon_imageclass_mf3240_paper_jam_fix

Sep 08, 2009 | Canon imageCLASS MF3240 All-In-One Laser...

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Paper jams on Canon MF3240


Start with the paper itself. Make sure it is in the machine properly. Here is a short guide on a few things to check:
http://cincinnatiprinterrepair.com/paper-jams

Jun 17, 2009 | Canon imageCLASS MF3240 All-In-One Laser...

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Paper won't feed


your receiving a jam because the printers are based on timing so if that paper doesnt follow its path it will cause an error what you might need to replace the pick up rollers

Feb 12, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MX310 All-In-One Printer

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Canon MF3240 Paper Jam - No Real Jam


try this
  1. Turn off the printer.
  2. Remove any paper trays. Inspect them for wrinkled or damaged paper.
  3. Also open the back cover of the printer if this model has one.
  4. Open any other doors that give access to the printer's paper path and to the toner or ink cartridge.
  5. If necessary, remove the toner or ink cartridge. Place it away from light/ sun light to avoid damaging it.
  6. If you find a piece of jammed paper, remove it by holding it with both hands and pulling firmly. The goal is to keep the paper from tearing. If several pieces are jammed together, try pulling out the middle piece first to loosen the jam.
  7. If the paper does tear, try rotating the roller gears manually to free the paper. Don't force anything, though. Do this step especially if the jam message comes up repeatedly without any obvious paper jam, there may be a small tear of paper inside.
  8. Ones the printer is free of paper Replace the toner or ink cartridge and paper trays, close any doors you opened and turn the printer back on.
  9. If the printer paper jam message still appears, then there is still some paper in the printer. Reinspect the paper path.
  10. see alternative if the problem is still not solved.



alternative :
Load a piece of thick paper, for example photo paper and press the resume button (may be diffrent button on diffrent models) a few times to the printer picks up the paper and puts it through the machine.

Dec 18, 2008 | Canon imageCLASS MF3240 All-In-One Laser...

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