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HP 4500 Printer blank pages

I have an HP 4500 color laserjet that prints blank pages every so often. Do you know what the problem could be?

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Hi over the years on working on these printers I have found the transfer belt-kit causes this model to print blank pages i would try this


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Every so often? Sometimes if the printer is set to print on Legal sized paper (8.5" x 14") it will take an extra blank sheet if the sheet sizes are letter. This may cause every other page to be picked up and drawn through the printer as a non printed page.

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This is usually the Transfer kit, but if the image drum or one of the power supplies goes bad, that can also give blank pages. The Drum problem for no print is usually a grounding/connection problem. Power Supplies are a complicated repair, but these printers aren't too bad to work on. You can buy good used one's fairly cheap on ebay, though. Should consider going to a later model CLJ if you replace with a used, though.

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