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Clarification Thank you for the response. We haven't try yet using ADF. It happens when we copy in glass.

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Ok so if the copy is streaking of the glass then it is more than likley the drum you can also try printing a report add functions report settings select a report then ok if the report comers out with streaks you eliminate all optics problems then it is most liklly drum. if the toner is smearing and not fusing to the paper it could be the fuser

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Make a COPY with your machine using the document feeder. Now make a copy of the same document by laying the document down on the glass. One or both of these copies should have the black line. If they do not then there is nothing wrong with your machine. If the copy made from the Document Feeder has the line but the copy made from the Glass does not then the trouble is with your ADF scanner glass which is quite common. Just look to the left of your large main glass. You should see a thin strip of glass runing front front to rear. This is your ADF scanner glass. On some models this glass is contained inside the ADF feed unit. Just cleaned the glass thoroughly with a soft cloth and some glass cleaner.
Now if by chance you get the same line from both then you may have debris on the scanner mirrors. The scanner unit that travels back and forth under the glass would need to be cleaned if this is the case. The glass would need to be removed and then you can clean the small mirrors in the scanner using cotton tip swabs.
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If you are only getting the lines when using the ADF , but not when placing the document on the glass then there is some type of debris on the scan glass.

This is a small strip of glass that is independent of the copy glass. This glass should be to the left or right of the copy glass. Just glean this well with alcohol or windex and try copying again from the ADF and see if the problem is gone.

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