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Toner stuck on green roller of cartridge so i'm getting poor print quality

Suddenly started getting poor print quality--took the cartridge out--there is toner stuck to the green roller on the print cartridge. Don't know where it's coming from or what I can use to get it off the roller without damaging it. please advise!
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You need to replace the cartridge. it is faulty. there is a spot on that cartridge that is not properly magnetized so it is retaining toner instead of releasing it. you can clean it off but will most likely continue to have the same problem. Clean it with a lint free cloth or paper towel DRY. Do not use any chemicals or water if the toner is salvageable then that would ruin it.

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