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Roller marks on paper

When I print a document, 2 roller marks print on the pages. Where are the rollers, in order to clean? How do I remove marks?

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  • lauras21 Oct 10, 2008

    Thanks for the advise. With the price of toner, I'll wait to change the cartridge at a later time. Appreciate the suggestions though. Have a great day.

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Hi, Sounds like your problem is not the rollers. If its marked on the pages, its not the pickup rollers nor the Exit rollers that leave marks.

Either 1 you have a bad Toner Cartridge. or 2 Fuser sleeve is bad and needs to be replaced.

(1) If the toner cartridge is refurbished that is your first indication that you should replace with a HP Manufactured Toner. Refurbished toners always go bad. In fact many of them do not even last the amount they are said to last.

(2) If its not the toner cartridge, then the only other thing that is fusing roller marks is the fuser. In order to do this. You will have to remove the back panel. Unscrew the fuser.*note fuser can be extremely hot after use. be careful.* From this point you should be able to look at the Fuser sleeve and see a worn out sleeve on the side which your roller marks are at. You will either need to replace it if it looks bad. Or you can clean it when its got with a piece of paper or an alcohol pad to remove excess toner clocked on the fuser.


That toner is whats showing up as roller marks on your prints.


I hope this helps. PLEASE RATE Porfavor :)

Victor C.

If you need more detailed help please comment back ill be willing to help. I like helping others.

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http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/support/consumer/printers_multifunction/pixma_mx_series/pixma_mx300#BrochuresAndManuals


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For larger version of this image, click here.

3 Make sure the roller assembly is seated correctly into the holders on the left and right-hand sides. If not, try to reseat the assembly into the holder arm.

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2. you can run whats called a half test, print any document and while the document is printing open the front cover when you think that the paper is under the toner cartridge so the printer will stop. look at the printed page to see if the mark is there. If the mark is not there than you have a problem with the fuser assemble.

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