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Print coming out gray even with brand new HP cartridge

I have Laserjet 4L, (black and White) which has operated well for number of years, since the print was coming out almost gray, instead of black, I changed to brand new HP Laserjet cartride (92274A), but still get the same gray print.
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  • garthgraves Jan 26, 2009

    Same problem with a new cartridge which I probably didn't need. Self Test ... click recycle button twice produces a good black image but printing from a scanner or wp file produces faded gray images. Any tips?

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Either it could be set in the printer properties to print in gray scale or it could be the lens of the printer that needs replacement as if the lens go weak the prints come out very light.

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