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Print smudges and ghosts down the page

(1) My KX-FL501 print smudges as if not properly fused to paper. (2) Some of the print is lighter as if less toner is deposited in some spots. (3) some images, usually heavier ones repeat as ghosts sown page.

TIA for the help.
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  • designer234 Dec 12, 2008

    Thanks Tino



    I sorta figured that would be the case, from my little understanding of laser printers. I really don't know if they all fuse with a heated roller, but I'm guessing so. I see what looks like a long lamp hanging out inside a black roller at the end of the paper path. Any suggesstions where to pic one up inexpensively?

    Ghosting: There IS loose toner that stays on the green ...(is it a) transfer roller. Is there a fix for that?

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Usually ghosting is caused by the fusing unit, which usually means that it needs replaced to be honest. You could try getting into the fuser and giving the rollers a wipe, they may have dry toner on them which could also cause the fault. but i'd say the fuser could need changed!!!
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