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If the printer will not print a wireless print job, performing a soft reset (restarting all devices) may resolve the issue. Unplug your printer, Wi-Fi modem, and Wi-Fi router. Wait 20 seconds and then plug everything back in. Allow all devices to turn on.
The Manual Feed message appears when Manual is chosen as the paper source in the printer driver and there is no paper in the manual feed slot.
Using both hands, put one piece of paper in the manual feed slot until the front edge of the paper touches the paper feed roller. Once the machine has grasped the paper, let go. The side to be printed should be faced up. The machine will hold the paper in place until the print data is sent to the machine.
You need to check the settings for the paper tray for size and type paper and then compare those settings with driver settings. In other words if you have letter paper in tray 2 and the type is set to plain or any you have to make sure your driver is set to the same.
1: Check Printer Power, Cables, and Paper

Check that the correct paper is properly loaded into the printer and is not jammed. Replacing damaged cables, plugging in loose or disconnected cables, and fixing paper jams as necessary may resolve the issue.

Dust, paper fiber, and other debris might accumulate on the pick rollers and cause paper feed issues. To help prevent paper feed issues, clean the rollers inside the printer and in the duplexer (if equipped). If the other steps in this document fail to resolve the issue, then reset the printer.
Manual feeding means feeding wherein the material or part being processed is handled by the operator on each stroke of the press.
The list of printer ports can be found at: Start > Settings (gear icon) > Devices > Printers & Scanners > Print Server Properties > Port tab.
Use the operator panel on the printer to enter the menus. Locate the Paper Menu and select that menu. Locate the Paper Size/Type setting and select that. Find and select MP Feeder or Multipurpose Feeder and select that.
You need to ensure your HP printer has enough paper, ink, or toner, and it is not stuck on paper jam. Also, check the status of your printer cartridge and try replacing it with a new one if it is not good enough. In some cases, your HP printer stops printing after you replace its parts.
The printer is either low in toner, the density is set too low, or the Economode may be turned on. Remove the toner cartridge and shake it. This will redistribute the toner and often will temporarily solve the problem. However, this usually indicates it is time to install a new cartridge.

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My printer feeds through one piece of paper all the way and then a half piece of paper and stops. I pull out the paper to stop the paper jam and then it prints but sounds rough. After printing, it doesn't feed the paper all the way through.
ANSWER : And the first 2 sheets, the full and half sheet that go through first, are blank.

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Print file sent but no printing occurs
ANSWER : Been working on these since they first were released. Never seen a problem like yours. If it happens again, try doing an engine test, as it bypasses the formatter board. The engine test is located at the right side of the manual tray opening. Look for a hole in the side wall. Stick something like a paper clip into it to actuate the test button. It will then print a lined test page. If it does that, then it points to the formatter board as the cause of your problem.

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sheets feeding or printing slightly crooked
ANSWER : Actually it’s a model 5040, but it appears identical to the photo at right.

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Paper feeds straight through without printing on an Epson R2400
ANSWER : I was able to get it to print the internal test page by holding down the sheet paper feed button while turning the machine on — then continuing to hold the sheet paper feed button. It took several attempts, feeding a page straight through, but eventually it caught the sheet and printed. So it may be a timing issue as others have mentioned. It could still mean that the feed rollers are worn out. The back side of the large D-shaped feed roller has visible abrasion on it. The abrasion is difficult to see as the roller does not stay with the flat side exposed.

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Canon MP110 won't print, paper won't feed
ANSWER : Thanks everyone!!!! My printer was working fine yesterday and then at night it would not print. Got very frustrated. It would say load paper but there was paper. Then it would only take one side of the paper and say paper jam and there was no jam. Today I landed on this page after searching online and I shook my printer.. Yes!!!!! and now it prints… You cannot imagine how happy I am… Doing the happy dance now!!!! Thanks everyone 🙂

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Prints blank pages, won't print from computer
ANSWER : Don’t know why you replaced the fuser, but assuming you had print before, then it must have been something you did during the procedure. Only thing I can suggest is to recheck your work. Just because you reinstalled a connector doesn’t mean that it is seated firmly enough to work. Any flat ribbon connectors that you removed and reinstalled, check to see that the contacts are all flat and not peeled back.

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when printing front and back, the front will print well but the back will fade
ANSWER : It happens because second side voltage is much higher and the board breaks. Are you getting this issue in auto duplex only, or same error you are getting when you print second side manually?

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balky manual feed
ANSWER : Sensors never go bad. Judging by the fact that you are using card stock and it works 20% of the time, I would blame the pickup roller as being too worn to pick up the heavier card stock. Try using plain paper and you’ll see I’m right.

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