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Document feeder feeds are crooked. On a household Brother Printer/Scanner (DCP 7065DN).

I've tried wiping/cleaning the feeder rollers with alcohol and generally cleaned around. Consistently skews all pages in the same direction about 5 degrees.

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    The GreyOne Aug 21, 2019

    Hi... thanks for the guess. I should have explained more. Printouts are OK when just the copier is used whether if the originals are on the flatbed OR in the document feeder. The SAVED IMAGES of the SCAN process of the same originals were about 3° clockwise... multiple pages. I actually a search on the Brother site found a hit for someone with the same problem but only on a similar printer. I was able to figure out how to do it on my printer and it WORKED. https://help.brother-usa.com/app/answers...

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A few things can cause that to happen.
1. Make sure the toner is sitting correctly all the way in the drum unit.
2. Make sure the drum/toner are inserted all the way into the printer.
3. Check that the printer's back door is closed fully.
4. Open the back door and check if there is anything in the way of the paper.
5. Make sure the width set guides are not broken in the printer tray and are set correctly.

Posted on Aug 19, 2019

Testimonial: "If the toner isn't seated correctly and if the back door is open, most printers will sense that and won't even start trying. The other things I'd checked already before asking the question. But thanks for the advice anyway."

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    303 Electronics Aug 19, 2019

    A few things can cause that to happen.
    1. Make sure the toner is sitting correctly all the way in the drum unit.
    2. Make sure the drum/toner are inserted all the way into the printer.
    3. Check that the printer's back door is closed fully.
    4. Open the back door and check if there is anything in the way of the paper.
    5. Make sure the width set guides are not broken in the printer tray and are set correctly.

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    The GreyOne Sep 08, 2019

    Not the feeder. If I put a "good" straight original even on the flatbed... a printout is straight but a scan comes out crooked. Totally unbelievable... but the link to a Brother site that I left. above WORKED ???
    But thanks for the try...

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One of the rollers could be jammed with a staple or small bit of paper?

Posted on Sep 08, 2019

Testimonial: "Sorry Micheal... if you'd re-read my comments you'll see that it couldn't be the feeder... that I'd found a solution that seems to be some sort of software reset for the Scanner."

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Whoaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! No need to da all that. Lift up the Doc feeder and look at the SMALL strip of glass, you will see a dot or something on it, clean w/alcohol. Voila taken care of. the dot ( pen mark, white out, etc...) makes a line because the document is Moving and that dot now looks like a line to the copier. :)

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You have a bad Document transfer sensor. Sensor is located under the doc. transfer roller.

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You'll have to replace the feedroller kit. Partnumber CB414-67918. Gerrit Jan

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