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Faulty paper pick-up & tracks down the length of the paper

The brand new printer has a real struggle to pick up the paper. When it eventually does it, the paper comes out with 3 tracks down its length, about 1.6 cms wide. Using thinner quality paper (80gsm) improves this a bit but they're still there.

Any ideas will be gratefully received. Thanks

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  • cahoaiviet Aug 13, 2008

    My samsung CLP 300 laser printer does not pick paper?

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This problem is caused by a slippery paper pick-up roller. Because the paper slips, it "arrives" too late in the printer mechanism resulting in image shift or paper jam.
You can see this gray rubber roller by removing the paper tray and the imaging unit and turn the printer on his back. Sometimes it helps to "clean" the roller with some sandpaper (take care to remove all small particles!) and/or clean it with some liquid (white spirit, thinner etc.)

Good luck!

Adri Hankel

Posted on Aug 24, 2008

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