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Dirty printing I have an HP3550 colour printer which is printing a marbled stripe of all colours on the edge of the page. Two print quality tests were fine apart from a slight mark on the yellow. I changed this toner and ran the test again and all pages had the marbled mark on both sides. It may have got worse when the printer charges itself with a new toner but I have no idea why or what part to replace. I would be grateful for some advice if possible.

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  • b_penfold Jan 12, 2009

    I have checked this and it looks ok. It was only changed a couple of months ago. It may be faulty so I might swap it with another printer of the same model.

    Thanks.

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Take a look at the transfer belt..it could be worn!

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Check the fuser out, the fuser is the heater module

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  • STEVE RAYMOND Jan 13, 2009

    if you have the identical machine, you could swap the parts out and see which component is bad.

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