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We have an older printer at our home which is an SX425W(?)

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We have an older printer at our home which is an SX425W(?) and we have a paper jam which on the face of it is difficult to rectify. Any suggestions?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Freddy M. replied 1 year ago.
Hello my name is***** look forward to assisting and am very sorry to hear that you are having this problem.
Where in the machine is the paper jammed?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

the paper is stuck just after it was fed into the machine under the roller and you cannot reach it. I cannot see if the printer can be opened up?

Expert:  Freddy M. replied 1 year ago.
Raise the scanner unit of the machine, if the paper reached this side you should be able to remove it from here. Did it reach this side? Unfortunately you can not open the machine any other way. If it did not reach this side you would need to use something like a long pair of tweezers or long needle nose pliers to remove the paper. You will want to remove it very slowly so it does not damage anything. If this did not work please come back and let me know by clicking on reply to expert so we can continue. If it did work please don’t forget to leave a positive rating it is greatly appreciated.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Yes I tried everything to remove but the paper appears to be stuck under the feed and as I said nothing seems of any help. Any other suggestions?

Expert:  Freddy M. replied 1 year ago.
Unfortunately if that does not work you would need to completely dismantle the machine and there are no guides or schematics for that. You would need a plastic separation took to remove the plastic panels and both a phillips and torx screwdriver (either screw type is used on most models). Some screws would be under the plastic panels and sometimes are under square pieces of plastic. This is not something I suggest trying if you have never done it before. A local technician will normally charge about 30 minutes labour for this since no parts should be needed. If you have any questions at all reply and let me know. If not please don’t forget to leave a positive rating for my help - it is greatly appreciated. Please note you are rating me only not this site or your Canon.'
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