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The documents we receive are coming out badly smudged.

We are receiving documents, but they are coming out badly smudged, to where they are not even readable. Thanks.

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Try sliding the little blue tab on top of the cartridge side to side 10 times. If that does not work, you probably need a new drum unit.

also, look in the rear of the machine with a flashlight to see if a piece of paper has wrapped around the fuser rollers.

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