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ATDC: set is 140 but the current is 0%

My 2050 mach. prints with dark background. initially it was printing very light but after adding a little ammount of toner to the drum the color became better with the dark background and the ATDC current has refused to return to the initial 6.0 where it was.At a point i had to run F5 and it shut down with the code C00f31. pls wat do i do. i need your help including other basic maintainance techniks.the German is a little difficult for me to interprete now.

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You need to run F8 FIRST AND than F5
YOU MAY NEED TO RUN F8 few times untel you achieve 4-or beter ATDC VALUE

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Can you verify that the ribbon is loaded with the ink facing down? The back of the ribbon is probably shiny and should face up. The ink side is dull and ink can probably be scraped off by your fingernail. The ribbon on the spindle should unwind clockwise, not counter-clockwise. If you're familiar with cleaning the printhead, this would be a good time; if not skip the cleaning for now to avoid damage.

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