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Photosmart c6180 sheet fed scanner puts solid line down middle

My Photosmart c6180 sheet fed scanner puts a solid line down middle of scans.

I have looked over that part of the scanner and can't see a way in to clean it. I assume some small piece has gotten lodged in there.

Scans on the flatbed are fine.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Hi,

If you are using the ADF, please use the following weblink:


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Sagarjd

Posted on Nov 21, 2008

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