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Blac Spots on right side of page

Every time I print something it comes out with black semared across the right side of the page. The rest of the page prints correctly. What could this be?

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  • aparcell Oct 01, 2008

    Every time I print something it comes out with black smeared across the right side of the page. The rest of the page prints correctly. What could this be?

  • aparcell Oct 01, 2008

    That did not help the problem it is still doing it. I have tried cleaning the cartridges and replacing the cartridges butit still comes out looking like the example I have attached.


    As you can see the left side to the middle is fine, but most of the right side is covered in black ink. I have also tride to realign the cartridges.

  • jane712 Oct 30, 2008

    We opened up the printer as much as possible, cleaned it - there was a LOT of ink. There is a sponge in there that is soaked with ink but we don't know if that is the source of the problem.
    We're ready to give up and buy a new printer.
    HELP!


  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    there are blakish shade coming on the right side of paper while printing

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Try changing the paper height.
Lift cover, lever is to the right.

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Hi,

This generally happens when,
The paper is mismatched to the paper setting for the printer.

For example, if you are using high-quality photo paper, set the printer's output for that paper; do not use the plain paper setting.

Post your response about how things turned up and i can help you up from there.....

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