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Colours are wrong

Yellow prints as orange, magenta looks brown, and all tints are accordingly inaccurate - green very muddy looking, blue too dark and warm, etc. Printer not used much, still using original toners except for yellow which I changed hoping it would make a difference; printed fine for first 200 or so pages. Any ideas?

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  • Kwinten Nov 05, 2008

    All my prints are too magenta.

    gray is not gray but has a magenta tone...

    That's a problem!

    Any idea how I can fix this?

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Most likely a toner spill down the back side of the carousel. Remove all the toner and dev unit and vac out any spillage from within the printer. DO NOT VAC THE DEV OR TONER UNITS.

Replace all the units and print about 200 full colour pictures (preferably a test chart - Gretag McBeth or similar) at full size (A4). See if the colour then begins to return to normal. If not, you will probably have to replace the dev units too.

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