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Light strips in printing

I am using win98se. The first copy I print has light vertical strips on page where the print is gone or may print light. These strips may be 1/4 to 1 inch wide. Subsequent copies are considerably better. However it seems the print is not as dark as before. I have tried a new toner, drum assembly, cleaned the primary corona wire and wiped the scanner window. No help. Any suggestions. The fact that the 2nd page prints better may be a hint to the problem to someone in the know. Thanks for any help.

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It sounds like your transfer unit may be at fault. There may be a scrap of something caught somewhere in the mech or it could be that the unit is scratched or otherwise damaged. Try changing the unit.

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