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Prints are not aligned square on paper. Canon mx700

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If the printouts are not aligned properly with the page, it can only be a roller problem as far as I can see.

Start of checking whether the paper-aligning arms are set for A4 (or whatever size you are using) and restest.

If everything appears to be feeding IN to the printer correctly, then there's a possibility that one of the rollers has seized up... a bit like if a tank's left-side track stopped, it would start turning left in a circle.

If you are willing to take a plunge and strip down the printer so you can access the many rollers and feeds inside, you could probably identify which rubber wheel is jammed and perhaps free it up. It could be something as simple as one of the rubber wheels having grease on it... so the paper sort of slides through it instead of being steadily fed through.

If it's a cheap printer, it's not worth having a technician look at it. You'd get a new cheap printer for the same price as his consultation fee! Good luck!

Posted on Aug 24, 2008

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    Steve Rand Aug 24, 2008

    of = off (I hate spelling mistakes) =-]

  • Steve Rand
    Steve Rand Aug 24, 2008

    So... that doesn't fix the problem?

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