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Toner smudges along the extreme right side of the paper

I just barely finished installing my Brother HL-2140 printer and everything works great except for toner smudges all along the extreme right side of any paper I print. They occur in a regular pattern and look almost identical. My techie brother says they'll go away with usage, but I wanted your opinion. Thanks.
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  • scottmortona Jan 05, 2009

    Thanks a ton. I'll try that. How many times should I print pages before requesting a replacement toner? And how do I go about requesting a replacement toner?

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If the smudges are gradually fading then it's likely just excess toner hitting the fuse drum. Try a few cleaning cycles/test prints and see if that makes it go away. If not, see if you can get a replacement toner.

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