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When I make a copy, all I get is a smudge of toner accross the paper. What can I do to fix this?

I have new toner installed, I also cleaned everything off good, and made sure that everything is connected. Still nothing. No sign of what I want to copy.

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SOURCE: THE COPIES COME OUT ALL SMUDGED WITH INK WHAT'S WRONG.

Hello

in your printer fuser has went bad, just replace toner if its almost empy and fuser and that will take care of it.

Thankyou

Posted on May 15, 2008

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