Printer mechanical problems/paper jam

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LIZ wrote at 2008-09-07 16:50:22
HEY - THIS WORKED AWESOME - I HAVE A CANON PIXMA 150 - AND IT STARTED CONSTANTLY JAMMING - I STARTED A PRINT & THEN MANUALLY PULLED THE PAPER THROUGH - AND SURE ENOUGH A LITTLE PIECE OF GUM WRAPPER WAS IN THERE - AWESOME - THANKS


Don Young wrote at 2009-10-15 19:52:32
I had this problem, and found that returning to factory settings cured it in my case. Try it.

Settings are reset to the original

shipping conditions.

MP170:

Press the Menu button to move to

System Settings and go to

Restore Default +++, then perform the

selection. OK+OK




plattevillian wrote at 2010-07-19 01:38:08
Nich, I had the same problem and tried your suggestion with the card stock and it worked first try. Thanks!


jcboogers wrote at 2013-10-07 17:09:36
This guy is a genius.  Tried pushing paper through from the rear slot with no luck.  However, when I pushed it to and fro through the front exit slot it did the trick.  Thanks.  walleye47@comcast.net


Mel wrote at 2014-03-25 08:31:10
Thank you. I have an mx432, also with a false paper jam error. Read on other sites & also from Canons forums to clean the roller etc. Trouble is I couldn't do what they recommended because it would not let me get past the error code. If I had a tail I was chasing it. I cut a manilla folder to the width of 8.5 & passed it through ever slot I could. It worked!!!!

Meanwhile Canon is telling me to take it to a service center.M


danceman wrote at 2014-09-01 16:09:16
WORKED! INSERT FROM REAR, THICK POST CARD, FROM BACK TO FRONT.


wolfdreams wrote at 2015-05-21 08:10:38
That worked for me.  Lucky to have a 70 lb piece of cardboard.  Followed it up with a bottom plate cleaning.  


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