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Paper only travels about halfway through it's cycle and drive motor shuts down. No jam, it just times out.

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If you have cleaned the paper feed rollers, and your sure the fuser is turning and your cartridge is ok then, the drive motor on these have a white plastic gear that cracks and allows it to slip on the shaft of the motor. I might still have some of the gears here. I fixed some by apoxying the gear on the shaft and some by flipping the gear on the shaft. Wouldnt spend a lot of time with it. a new laser 4 times as fast is advertised here regularly for less than $80.00

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