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Epson al cx11nf print problems: Lines on side of output

My cx11nf printer is printer lines on the long sides of the printouts. ie, it appears to have 2 lines of substantially less tone on both the 11" sides of the printouts. Wondering whether this would be a photoconductor problem, toner problem, head problem, ...?

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  • scot mac Apr 30, 2007

    Just exchanged the unit for a new one. If the new one has the same problem, i'll try cleaning the laser window. Was worried about the problem being the PCU, and that is the reason i went for the exchange. PCU's are too expensive on this unit ($230-$400).

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This could be caused by a dirty lens on the laser unit. Try cleaning the laser window. Open the front panel (where you change the toner) and the right you will see a blue lever/handle - pull it out towards you. Now on the right side panel of the printer you will notice a little plastic panel about 2"x0.75" - open that and you will see inside another handle. Pull this handle out and back in a few times. This draws a cleaner pad across the lens. If toner has fallen onto the lens it makes the are it has fallen onto create blank lines on the print. If this does not solve your issue then the next suspect would be the PCU. Just get another one (same as C1100 if you can borrow one) and try it.

Posted on Apr 29, 2007

  • joanna222 Oct 20, 2010

    Thanks so much!! I did just what you recommended and it worked beautifully!! I am so happy to have a printer that works well again!!

  • joanna222 Oct 20, 2010

    Thanks so much!! I did just what you recommended and it worked beautifully!! I am so happy to have a printer that works well again!!

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