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BROTHER MFC 7420 PRINTER SOLID VERTICAL LINE...

MY BROTHER MFC 7420 PRINTS A SOLID VERTICAL LINE ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE PAGE. ONLY WHEN AUTO FEEDER IS USED..
WHEN COPYING FROM THE GLASS SCANNER COPIES ARE FINE...

CAN YOU PLEASE HELP ME????

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  • dklinger553 Oct 15, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem. Don't know what to do!

  • greg58 Feb 07, 2009

    I have a long vertical line which shows up on the right side of each sheet when I scan from the document feeder. How do I fix it?

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    It would seem the copy from the text won't line up proper on the tag. As well as the ink isn't printing solid on the tag

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Open te lid and look at the glass. You have dirt or white-out or something on the thin strip of glass to the left. Clean that glass!

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

  • 8chpk
    8chpk May 18, 2014

    Staple damage to the mating white strip above the glass - now what? Can one go to the white strip store for a replacement or use whiteout or what?

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