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On my HP Color LaserJet 3600dn the Magenta color is printing to the left of all the other colors, creating a blurred vision look.

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  • bastcat Sep 21, 2008

    i have already changed the magenta cartridge, it didn't improve the problem, i don't know how to clean roller and I don't know how to reset the printer to factory settings, i can't find the option.

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Reinstall the ink and then try.

Posted on Sep 21, 2008

  • Legin Varghese
    Legin Varghese Sep 21, 2008

    Clean the roller and the ink head with little alcohol and reset the printer to factory settings. that should fix the issue.

    if still no go

    the issue is with the ink.

    check the ink level.
    try a different in cartridge.








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