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Faded line going through

Every time I print out a page there is a faded line going through on the left side I tried cleaning out my printer and I also just bought a new drum kit. If anyone knows what to do please let me know also I have bought a generic toner and it runs out really quick actually I think the printer isn't reading it right. Anne thanks

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Anne, This could be several things-here is a list... 1. transfer roller or belt dirty, especially if inside of printer looks like it needs a cleaning. You could vacuum with toner vacuum or take it in for service. 2. scanner mirrors dirty. would need to be serviced by a technician. 3. scanner toner shield out of position-tech needed. 4. toner cartridge needs to be shaken horizontally-toner could be all on one side of hopper. 5. the fusing section could have work rollers, they sometimes get scored and leave a strange brownish line on the page that sort of fades if you print multiple pages. Again, tech would be needed. Anne, thanks and good luck.. Thanks and good luck...

Posted on May 20, 2007

  • Joseph Cirafice May 20, 2007

    Sorry Anne, on number 5 I meant to type WORN rollers..

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