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Printing I was using my printer and paper would not feed but i found a pair of toe nail clippers down inside and now the copies i print are coming out poorly and there is no color just black, cartridge levels are full. do you think that something got ruin when the clippers feel inside. i never had this problem before everything worked fine. Any Ideas? Thank You Dave

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You can try a simple reset of the paper feed mechanism.

Unplug and turn off the printer
Open the paper jam door
Give the paper roller a gentle push forward until it clicks

Close the door wait a few more minutes before you plug it back in and turn it on.


I hope this works for you. If it doe not, please let me know. Thank You.

Posted on Aug 17, 2008

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