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Replace/install waste toner tank

Where is the tank, what does it look like & what do I do to rectify the problem?

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  • r_white96 Jan 17, 2009

    I have located the waste toner tank. It is telling me to replace/install waste toner tank. Help!

  • michael_w35 Jan 18, 2009

    Can the waste toner be emptied or does it need to be replaced?

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The front of the printer flips down.
Inside are the 4 toner cartridges, immediately to the left of these is an L shape. This is the waste toner tank, it pulls straight out.

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--- above from manual, following is my paraphrasing due to lack of pictures ---
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