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Piece of plastic film when printing

I have a LJ 1012 that crinkles the paper on right side a bit, and I have one time seen a small piece of plastic film. Is that part of the fuser?

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  • capitankombi Oct 31, 2008

    a section of the film on mine is gone, paper jams and it won't print where the film is gone, called HP ordered the part, got the wrong part, perhaps I don't know what to ask for, like Larry I ask the same question, Is the upper roller with the gray film around which fits against the orange roller is the Fuser?

  • nancy99sue Jan 18, 2009

    How do I replace the fuser film sleeve. I can't get the top of the laserjet 1012 off? Nan


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Yes. the fuser film sleeve is part of the fuser units.

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