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When printing on my HP 4200 printer, the pages are coming out hot

The papers are hot to touch when coming out of the printer. The ink is not smearing so I don't think it's a fuser issue. This only started happening recently. Any idea why the pages would be hot to touch

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Simple answer:  It's Ok if the paper is coming out hot out of the printer. The paper passes the fusing assembly just before it leaves the printer and that is normal.  I would be worried it you smelled something burning or saw scorch marks on the page but that would be unlikely since there are temperature controls built into the printer.. There is a way to adjust the temperature of the fusing assembly from the printers control panel depending on the type or thickness of the paper but it'd leave it alone if your only problem is feeling that the paper come out hot.Your user manual would describe the procedure if you wanted to change it..  Also check your printer configuration settings. If you sent a print job on regular 20lb paper and its stated as thick paper type  in the printer settings, the printer might adjust the fuser hotter or slow the printer down some to compensate. Hope this helps

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