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Loud irregular noise from printer during and after printing

It may be due to the half disc handle of the black toner cartridge banging against the front cover. the black toner does not appear to be feeding into the printer properly. It prints in light and dark waves as if it is out of ink, though my cartridge weighed 15 g more than an empty cartridge.

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  • r3x3 Jan 20, 2009

    printer makes grinig noise as though plastic wheel gears are slipping, sort of catock-catock-catock-catock-catock-catock-catock-catock-catock-catock-... catock.  Just started and my warentee is about to expire.



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This is the common problem of clp 300. you are required to change the black developer. for this you may approach authorised service center.

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