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Brother 8045d printing problems

Hi, I am getting gray shading on all paper that is run through my printer. the replace drum soon light has been on, so I replaced that. any suggestions?

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Good day,

try cleaning the rollers of your printer. there might be some ink particles in some of your rollers. try using cotton or paint brush when dusting your printer.

i hope this will help

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If the amount of background toner shading becomes unacceptable, the procedures described below may help to clear the condition:

* Increase the density setting. This will decrease the amount of background shading.
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