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I have an HP3800n printer. Ever since I cleared a jam copies of jobs come out with streaks in the background and smeared lettering. Any suggestions?

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You have either dirtied or damaged the drum and/or toner in some way while cleaning the jam. I would first try removing the toner cartridge, open it, and while turning the gear on the side wipe any black toner from the glass surface. If that doesn't fix it, replace the toner cartridge entirely. If it still is resolved you will need to clean or replace the drum.

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