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Faxing and or copying a black streak developes, answer??

How do I get rid of streak only when faxing or copying, not when printing from Web.

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Open up the document feeder by pulling up and clean the scanner glass

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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    Flipper VonVeiner Jul 20, 2014

    Don't forget the thin strip of glass on the left hand side -- that's the only part of the glass that gets used if you are using the ADF

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