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Paper feed problem

Printer keeps feeding 2 or more sheets causing jams paper used 100gsm cartridge

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I don't know how many copies you have on this unit, so bear with me. I'm intimately familiar with your model, but it has either a separation pad (most likely) or a separation roller. I works on the "frictional difference" of the paper vs the friction between 2 sheets of paper. You can try cleaning this pad with some denatured alcohol (there may be disputes with other experts on this choice of substance, but what I use is not generally available, INX or trichlorothene 1.1.1) Another factor is that your climate is fair right now and you may have the windows open and there may be a fair amount of moisture in the air which will acerbate this type of problem. Try a fresh unopened ream of paper and see if it helps. You can do a Google search and probably come up with the separation pad or roller number. It should be operator replaceable or at least not rocket science to replace it. Hope it helps Ed

Posted on May 22, 2007

  • Anonymous May 22, 2007

    Correction to the second sentence. I am NOT intimately familiar with you model.

    Sorry
    Ed

  • Anonymous Jun 09, 2007

    Sorry I couldn't come there an fix it for you.

    I guess I must have been way off base. I wish you would have give me some feedback if I was wrong, but I am not there to make a really good diagnosis.

    If I was wrong, please let me know what the solution was so I can pass it along and/or use it in my own profession.

    Thanks for the "rating"

    Ed

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1. Remove the sheets of paper from the feeder.

2. Grab a flashlight and look inside the feeder for any debris or foreign objects.

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Carefully remove the paper tray and the paper. The sheet(s) that are stuck can then be firmly but gently pulled backwards out of the feed input.

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1 The paper itself. Check that the paper tray is not overfull. this can cause multiple sheets to feed through. Also make sure that you use good quality paper suitable for the particular type of printer. Always keep the paper dry Damp (not wet) paper will also cause the sort of problem you describe. another good reason for not keeping to much paper in the paper tray. Paper will keep better in the packet than in the tray. Always store the paper in the packet in a warm dry place. I keep mine near a radiator and away from the Air con.

2. The printer driver. Download the latest driver for your printer from the manufacturer and update the printer driver, via the control panel/printers. If you don't know how to do this you can simply uninstall the printer and then install it again using the new printer driver.

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