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Hi, me too! I'd like to be included in the answer to "fiveaugers" question.
I have a PIXMA MX870 and have the following message:
"Paper Output Slot"
The paper is jammed"
"Clear the paper and press OK"
There is no paper in the machine. I've pressed "OK" numerous times. I've even unplugged the printer from the wall outlet ... still have the same message.
One of the unfortunate side affects to this, is that it has locked the printer in print mode, and I can't access any of the other features (FAX, Copy, Scan).
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Sadness ... it's terminal.
"Fiveaugers" never identified his model, so this may not apply to him ...
As I stated on Sunday's post, I was going to take it in to a Canon Authorized repair facility. They just called me.
The manufacture of replacement parts for the MX870 has been discontinued. In my case, the problem was a bad pressue roller. Being MD'd, the repair facility cannot get the part. They told me Canon has offered me an upgrade to a newer model. I can get a factory referbished unit or a new unit. Being a cheap so 'n so, I ordered the factory referbished unit.
Good luck "Fiveaugers"
hi there i@ve got a canon mg3053 and its two weeks since I purchased it it was working fine the went to print this morning and it was flashing with the alarm paper jam but theres nothing in the printer and its been switched off for two hours but as soon as I put back on it alarms with the same problem please can you advise me on this problem?
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