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Print out is dirty, there are smudges of inks at the page center

Print out is dirty, there are smudges of inks at the center of the page every time I print something...

I think it needs to be cleaned but I have no idea how, since I'm just new witht he company and i can't find cleaning utilities installed on the pc pertaining to that HP 2550.

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What colour are the smudges, if they are one colour you can try changing that colour toner cartridges. Failing this then it sounds as if you may need a new drum

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- If smudged stains appear at the top center of the printed page:
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    Also, verify that the appropriate paper is being used and that the paper type set in the machine matches the media used.
  • Make sure the paper is not curled when you print on the back side of the paper with the Print Odd Pages and Print Even Pages settings.

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NOTE: Illustrations shown below are from the representative product and may differ from your Brother machine.
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    4. Close the scanner cover.

  • Make sure you are using Genuine Brother Innobella™ Ink.
    > Brother Genuine Supplies information


  • Make sure you are using the paper support flap.

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