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It sound like something is holding down the feed switch inside of the adf or the switch is binding or out of it's mount

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What does ADF document mean?


"Document in ADF", usually means that there is a document in the Automatic Document Feeder. Or to put it differently, there is a paper jam in the document feeder (probably of the scanner part).
The fix is to check the feeder and clear the jam. Sometimes it indicates there is a piece of paper stuck or a faulty paper detector.

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Trying to fax, scan or copy and anytime I try the erro message Document in ADF press OK to discharge document


Hi sdrnjen977,

Here's what you can do to address the issue and clear error message: Document in ADF.

If you press the Stop button during scanning, Document in ADF. Redo operation after checking document in ADF and pressing OK. appears on the LCD. Press OK button so that the remaining document is automatically fed out.

Removing the jammed document from the Document Tray:

1. If printing is in progress, press the Stop button.

2. Turn off the machine.

3. If a multi-page document is loaded, remove any pages other than the jammed page from the ADF, then open the Document Feeder Cover.

4. Raise the Paper Release Lever, then remove the jammed page from under the roller to the Document Feeder Cver side.

5. Pull out the jammed document from the ADF.

6. Press down the Paper Release Lever, close the Document Feeder Cover, then turn on the machine.

Removing the jammed document from the inner side of the Document Cover:

1. If printing is in progress, press the Stop button.

2. Turn off the machine.

3. If a multi-page document is loaded, remove any pages other than the jammed page from the ADF.

4. Open the Document Output Slot.

5.Open the Document Cover.

6. Insert your hand into the Document Output Slot, then while pushing up the paper output rollers inside the Document Output Slot with your fingers, pull out the document from the inner side of the Document Cover.

7.Close the Document Cover.

8. Close the Document Output Slot, then turn on the machine.

Hope this helps.

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Jun 30, 2011 | Canon PIXMA MX860 OFFICE AIO-2.5IN LCD...

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What does document in ADF mean


Hello, Thanks for using Fixya today.
ADF is auto document feeder, used to feed a document into a scanner or printer. The error is associated when there is a document or paper jam at the document feeder, or paper trail.
This would happen mostly on scanners and all in one printers after witch a document is left in the feeder or there was a paper jam occurrence. We hope this answers your questions today?
Please contact us again if you still have a issue, or need help with anything else.
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Cannot clear error message "Document


Hi nigel_lester,

This error message "Document in ADF" that you are getting means that you need to remove foreign object from the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF). Kindly follow the procedure below in clearing document jams:

Document jams in the ADF (Document Tray)

1. First, press Stop/Reset.
2. If a multi-page document is loaded, remove any documents other than the jammed page from the ADF. 3. Then, open the Feeder Cover.
4. From under the roller to the Feeder Cover side, remove the jammed page.
5. If a document is not jammed, check the document feed area if there's foreign material. If there's any, carefully remove it.
6. Close the Feeder Cover.

NOTE:
  • If documents remain in the ADF after pressing during scanning, [Document in ADF] will appear on the LCD. Press so that the remaining document is automatically fed out.
  • When rescanning the document after clearing the error, rescan it from the first page.

Document jams in the ADF (inner side)

1. Press Stop/Reset.
2. If a multi-page document is loaded, remove any documents other than the jammed page from the ADF, then open the Feeder Cover.
3. Raise the paper release lever (A) then remove the jammed page from under the roller to the Feeder Cover side.
4. Open the Document Cover and pull out the document from the inner side.
5. Close the Document Cover.
6. Close the Feeder Cover.

Note: When rescanning the document after clearing the error, rescan it from the first page.

Hope it helps.

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Paper jams


Paper jams - Kodak Printers

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I have a Cannon Pixma MX320 all in one printer and I cant get it to stop saying document in ADF


Issue: ERROR LCD: DOCUMENT IN ADF
Solution: Remove foreign object from the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) - MX310
Check the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) for obstructions
Follow this procedure to check the ADF for obstructions. You do not need to turn off the power when clearing document jams.
Document jams in the ADF (Document Tray)
  1. Press <Stop/Reset>.

  2. If a multi-page document is loaded, remove any documents other than the jammed page from the ADF, then open the Feeder Cover.

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  3. Remove the jammed page from under the roller to the Feeder Cover side.


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  4. Pull out the jammed document from the ADF. If the document cannot be easily pulled out, proceed to section Document jams in the ADF (inner side).

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  5. After removing the jammed document or if a document is not jammed, check the document feed area to make sure there is no foreign material. If you find foreign material, carefully remove it.
  6. Close the Feeder Cover.

    Note : If documents remain in the ADF after pressing the Stop/Reset button during scanning, "DOCUMENT IN ADF" appears on the LCD. Press the OK button so that the remaining document is automatically fed out.

    When rescanning the document after clearing the error, rescan it from the first page.

    Note: The document may not feed properly depending on the media type, or your environment, such as when the temperature and humidity are either too high or too low.
    In this case, reduce the number of document pages to approximately half of the loading capacity. Another alternative is to scan from the platen glass
    .

  • If documents remain in the ADF after pressing <Stop/Reset> during scanning, [Document in ADF] will appear on the LCD. Press <OK> so that the remaining document is automatically fed out.
  • When rescanning the document after clearing the error, rescan it from the first page.



Document jams in the ADF (inner side)
  1. Press <Stop/Reset>.

  2. If a multi-page document is loaded, remove any documents other than the jammed page from the ADF, then open the Feeder Cover.


    openfeeder.gif
  3. Raise the paper release lever (A) then remove the jammed page from under the roller to the Feeder Cover side.

    remjammed.gif

  4. Open the Document Cover and pull out the document from the inner side.

    opendoccover.gif

  5. Close the Document Cover.

  6. Close the Feeder Cover.

    Note: When rescanning the document after clearing the error, rescan it from the first page.
Document jams in the ADF (Document Output Slot)
If the document is jammed in the Document Output Slot, pull it out.
pulloutofslot.gif Note: When rescanning the document after clearing the error, rescan it from the first page.


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HP Officejet 6480 leaves a black line down left side of sheet only when usine document feeder. Already cleaned feeder rollers and feeder glass, as well as glass bed.


I found the following information on the HP web site, under their support forum.


Clean the automatic document feeder (ADF)
If the product is not already off, press the Power button to turn off the product, and disconnect the power cord from the product.
Remove all originals from the document feeder tray.
Open the ADF cover.
Lightly dampen a clean, soft, lint-free cloth with distilled water, and then squeeze any excess liquid from the cloth.
Use the damp cloth to wipe any residue off the rollers and separator pad.

NOTE: If the residue does not come off using distilled water, try using isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol.

Close the ADF cover.
Step 2: Clean the glass strip in the ADF
Open the ADF cover, and lift the ADF mechanism.
Lightly dampen a clean, soft, lint-free cloth with a mild glass cleaner.


Gently clean the glass strip inside the ADF, and then thoroughly dry it to prevent spotting.
Lower the ADF mechanism, and close the ADF cover
Close the scanner lid, reconnect the power cord to the product, and then press the Power button to turn on the product

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Canon Imageclass D880 automatic document feeder problems


Hi,

Clean the ADF rollers and pad with alcohol.

Check to see if your ADF has done over 90 000 copies and if it has, change the ADF pick up assembly only.

Good Luck

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Vertical lines when scanning using automatic document feeder...Glass is clean


It is not in the glass. More than likely it is in the rollers of the ADF feeder. If you open the cover of the ADF feeder you can see there are 3 screws (! is found under another small cover furthest to the back of the machine. Once these three screws are removed you can left the entire ADF feeder from the unit. You will then be able to clean all the rollers. Do not use alcohol as this will dry our your rollers and cause them to eventually crack. Just use soap and water to clean the rollers. Then reinstall the ADF feeder assembly back on the machine.

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