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Brother mfc 8860-dn maintenance

Our printer is producing a dusty black line down the middle of each printed page, but sometimes goes when several pages are printed in one go. We have changed the drum and the toner cartridge, cleaned it as best we can and its still there.

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If the line is in the same spot it does still sound like there is a piece of dirt still stuck on the clear plastic scanner cover which should be located right on top when you open the machine. it can get dirt stuck to both sides so make sure you are getting the underside too. rub your finger over the top too make sure you feel no grit then clean

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