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This chapter describes misfeed removal and troubleshooting.
If any problem occurs, check the list below before contacting the SHARP service
Problem Possible cause Solution Page
Unit does not
Unit plugged in? Plug the unit into a grounded outlet. –
Power switch on? Turn the power switch on. 13
Side cover closed securely? Gently close the side cover. 27
Front cover closed? Gently close the front cover and then
close the side cover.
Is the original placed face
down on the original table
or face up in the RSPF/
Place the original face down on the
original table or face up in the RSPF/
Copies are too
dark or too light.
Is original image too dark or
Adjust the exposure manually.
Is the unit in the automatic
Adjust the automatic exposure level.
Is the unit in the photo
Cancel the photo exposure mode.
Original table or original
Original smudged or
Use a clean original.
Striped copies Is transfer charger clean? Clean the transfer charger. 29
Non-standard paper used? Use standard paper. If using special
papers, feed the paper through the
Paper curled or damp? Store paper flat in the wrapper in a
Pieces of paper inside unit? Remove all pieces of misfed paper. 32
Paper guides in the paper
tray not set properly?
Set the guides properly depending on
the paper size.
Too much paper in the
paper tray or multi-bypass
Remove excessive paper from the
Images rub off the
Is the paper too heavy? Use paper within the specified range. 7
Paper damp? Replace with dry paper. If the unit is
not used for long time, remove the
paper from the paper tray and store it
in its wrapper in a dry location.
TROUBLESHOOTING THE UNIT