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Stripes on my pictures

Not colors more like something is dragging. it looks like the cartridge is imprinting on it? all cartridges are installed properly.
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Look in the paper delivery tray and there as som thin metalic strips that get bent down dragging on the paper. Bend them back up with a ruler and it goes away. Don't know what they are.

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Posted on Jan 17, 2009

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