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Have a Brother Intellifax 4100E printinng black fuzzy line down one side

After putting in a new high yield toner 2 weeks ago, Brother (not refurb), we are getting a fuzzy black line down the left side of each printed page. Have cleaned it out and everything, but keeps happening. Is it a bad toner, or could it be the drum needs to be replaced?

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If it is on copying it can be a build up of ink on the scanner glass. Open the cover in which the the original is scanned. There will be glass strip that can be cleaned also check the white plate that sits above the scan glass.

If it is recieved faxes and prints as well the problem is going to be the drum has worn out. You have two machines, try interchanging the drums to see if the lines that are present on one machine travels to the next. That way you can see if it is definately the drum. If so change the drums on the machines and they should be fixed.

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Once you have changed the drum unit on Brother 4100 you will need to keep the front door open and then press the option button. Your dispay should give show you a drum change option. press 1 to change drum and the machine should show "accepted" after a few seconds. Afterwards, close the door.

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Instructions are in the box that the new drum comes in.

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With the front cover still open, you should press Clear ("Replace Drum?" should appear on the display), and then 1 for Yes. Wait for "Accepted" message and close cover.
It may be necessary to remove the drum unit and put it back in, and then, with the cover open, do the a/m procedure.

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The toner and drum are separate units. Buy one here.

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