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The streaks are mostly on each side--not in the very middle. I replaced the cyan color toner--didn't affect it.
It gives me no message as it should if it is the photoconductor--but do you think that is what it is??
If so, where do I get the best price??
This is a laser printer, neither a copier nor a multifunction unit, therefore it has no glass. At least, I cannot find any glass in it.
I finally had an authorized Ricoh repair center examine it and found streaks on the black unit that pulls out of the right side (I forget the part's name, <$90). We replaced it and things are better but streaks of color remain. They suggested replacing the color one (about $400) but the cost is prohibitive right now, so I'll live with those streaks.
On a related note, I remain unimpressed with this printer's quality and inconsistency. For example, greys often print in pink; nothing has ever resolved this. I refuse to put any more money into it. When I can afford to do so, it will be replaced, probably by a Xerox Phaser.
Posted on Feb 28, 2008
It may be something to do with the paper size settings on printer driver, document print settings or page setup. If for example the computer thinks the paper size is Letter, and the paper in Tray 1/2/3 is A4, it won't print.
Posted on Jan 24, 2009
Found some information here:
Try the following
press the yellow “C” button
press the red “C” button and keep it hold till the display changes
turn the power off with the big red switch on the front side
turn power on again.
Posted on Jun 01, 2009
Hello sir; The procedure little bit difficult, Remove PCU, remove the front cover(two screws), remove the rear bushing by remove one lock ring, remove the front joint, remove the developer hopper cover( 3 hook ) dump the old one out vacuum entire unit ( magnet roller ), fill in new developer, replace hopper cover, after replace PCU and developer you need to do some simulation, #1, press "clear mode" "107" and press hold "clear/stop" for 3 seconds, then touch screen on "copier sp". #2, enter sp3902-9 to1 for black drum unit, sp 3902-10 to 1 for yellow, sp3902-11 to 1 for cyan, sp3902-12 to 1 for magenta, #3, enter 3902-005 for black, 3902-006 for yellow, 3902-007 for cyan, 3902-008 for magenta, set 3902 to 1 for each of these if replaceing developer, press "exit" twice to end the service.
Posted on Sep 18, 2009
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