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Printer keeps printing a row of black dots down the left side of the paper

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SOURCE: Printing CMYK dots twice on every print

Hi, As it's printing two little strips (like a 1/4inch) of CMYK dots (one of each color all you need to check the toner cartridge drum, try to wipe the toner drum with a damp cloth on each color cartridge. Secondly check the fuser assembly drum if it has any mark on the drum, try to use a mild isopropyle alchohol to wipe the dirt mark them try printing. this will resolve the issue. if still issue persists then change the color cartridge one by one. This will definitely resolve the issue.

Posted on Oct 06, 2007

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SOURCE: PRINTER CUTS OFF RIGHT SIDE OF PAPER

First, on your computer desktop. left click on START. Next, left click on CONTROL PANEL, and left click on PRINTERS. Find your printer on the PRINTERS window, and RIGHT CLICK on the icon. From the drop-down menu, left click on PRINTING PREFERENCES. Use the settings to set up the printer for the paper size and orientation you want to use.Click APPLY , then OK buttons to apply any changes you make. If that does not help,check the side paper guides in the paper source you are using. If they are not against the paper on both sides, the paper will not align properly with the image. Move the guides snug but not tight against the paper. If the guides are too tight, paper may not feed. If moving the guides does not solve the problem, try loosening the guides and reposition the paper until the image is properly aligned. Then see in your owners manual if there is an adjustment called SIDE-TO-SIDE REGISTRATION, and follow the proceedure to adjust the side-to side paper alignment.

Posted on Aug 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Dots along left side of page on all copies

Do they look like smudges? I had the same problem with my Dell. I replaced the drum and it fixed the problem. Its not a cheap solution, but I was able to print pictures again.

Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Ink dots on right side of paper

Toner cartridge? So this is a laser printer? In that case I suspect it is not new? This sounds like old age on the main image drum, that will probably give the exact same mark on each page, correct?

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Drum kits marking up and streaking the paper

I had the same problem with a 3100cn printer. Dell had a large batch of defective drum kits. They replaced 3 before we found a good one. I recommend you exchange the defective drum kits.


Posted on Jun 03, 2009

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Try to print clean page ,
Print a cleaning page During the printing process, paper, toner, and dust particles can accumulate inside the printer and can cause print quality issues such as toner specks or spatter, smears, streaks, lines or repeating marks. Follow these steps to clean the printer's paper path.
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DELL 3100 CN LEAVES DOTS ON LEFT SIDE OF PAPER. when the paper is printed there are black dots even spaced on the left hand side of the paper


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