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Clearing Misfeeds for MX-M365N/465N/565N

Certainly! Clearing paper misfeeds is a common maintenance task for copiers. Below are detailed instructions for clearing misfeeds on Sharp MX-M365N, MX-M465N, and MX-M565N models. Please note that the exact steps may vary slightly depending on the specific model and configuration.


### Safety Precautions


- **Turn Off the Copier**: Before attempting to clear a misfeed, it's advisable to turn off the machine to avoid any electrical hazards.

- **Wait for Cooling**: If the machine has been in use, some internal parts may be hot. Allow a few minutes for the machine to cool down.


### Identifying the Misfeed Location


1. **Check the Display Panel**: The copier's display panel will usually indicate where the misfeed has occurred. Note down the location (e.g., Tray 1, Bypass Tray, Output Tray).


### Clearing Misfeeds in Paper Trays


2. **Open the Paper Tray**: If the misfeed is in one of the paper trays, pull out the tray where the misfeed occurred.

3. **Remove Misfed Paper**: Carefully remove the misfed paper from the tray. Make sure to remove any torn pieces.

4. **Inspect and Reload Paper**: Check the paper in the tray to ensure it's aligned and loaded correctly. Reload the tray and push it back into the machine.


### Clearing Misfeeds in the Bypass Tray


5. **Open the Bypass Tray**: If the misfeed is in the bypass tray, open the tray.

6. **Remove Misfed Paper**: Carefully remove the misfed paper, including any torn pieces.

7. **Reload Paper**: Reload the paper correctly and close the bypass tray.


### Clearing Misfeeds in the Output Tray


8. **Open the Output Tray**: If the misfeed is in the output tray, open the tray.

9. **Remove Misfed Paper**: Carefully remove the misfed paper and any torn pieces.

10. **Close the Output Tray**: Make sure the tray is empty and then close it.


### Clearing Internal Misfeeds


11. **Open Front Cover**: If the misfeed is internal, you'll need to open the front cover of the machine.

12. **Remove Misfed Paper**: Carefully remove the misfed paper from the exposed area. Be cautious of hot or moving parts.

13. **Close Front Cover**: Once you've removed the misfed paper, close the front cover securely.


### Final Steps


14. **Turn On the Copier**: Turn the machine back on.

15. **Check Display Panel**: Ensure that the misfeed message has cleared from the display panel.

16. **Test the Copier**: Perform a test copy or print job to ensure that the issue has been resolved.


### If the Problem Persists


- **Check User Manual**: If the misfeed message remains, consult the user manual for model-specific troubleshooting steps.

- **Contact Technical Support**: If you're unable to clear the misfeed yourself, it may be best to contact Sharp's technical support for further assistance.


Remember to always exercise caution when clearing misfeeds to avoid personal injury or damage to the machine.


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