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Hp laserjet P4510 ink smudging on the paper

I changed the cartridge out yesterday, thinking it would be the solution. However, when I am printing, the ink fades on another part of the paper. For example: on the top of the page, we print out a person's name with their address. In between paragraphs, the address lightly shows up. Does it need to be cleaned somehow? We use the printer every day and it doesn't look very professional with black smudge looking marks on the parts that have nothing typed on it. Thank you for your time reading this. Hopefully there is a solution to this problem. :) Erin

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SOURCE: hp 2420 printing light on left side of page

take out cartridge and look at roller on bottom of printer, clean with clean cloth and try, also there is a slit ( or hole on the inside ( put your hand inside and try to touch the top of printer there is a hole there where the images go to the laser clean with clean lint free cloth.

Posted on Nov 08, 2007

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SOURCE: HP 2600n prints black streaks on a page

Could be a few things but black cartridge is most common cause, they are not "cleanable" one just replaces them, if you carts are non gen HP then that will surely be your problem, slight chance could be transfer belt assy or fuser. they are also just a case of replacing, go for cart, replace it and see.

Posted on Dec 05, 2007

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SOURCE: black smudges on printed page

Are you sure this is a Designjet 450 (large format printer) and not a Deskjet 450 (portable printer)? The following assumes you have wispy black streaking on the printed side of the paper. If the streaking is on the back side then post more details of the printer model and the issue.

In either case the most likely cause is a buildup of fibers on the underside of the printheads or carriage, causing wisps of black ink to be dragged on the paper when the carriage reverses direction. You can clean the printer as shown at the following (though the details will be somewhat different for the Designjet or Deskjet....).

Regards,
Bob Headrick, MS MVP Printing/Imaging

Posted on Sep 16, 2008

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SOURCE: HP Laserjet 1100, band of unprinted area after new toner install

Hi Friend,
You have mentioned this is a 2nd hand printer,
you have to service the printer,(fuser unit)
if the problem exists after fuser service check Laser Scanner also,
Thanks
Lux5

Posted on Nov 28, 2008

SOURCE: hp laserjet 2420 printer printing completely black pages

remanufactured / compatible toner? sounds like defects to me. try OEM, or another supplier

Posted on Apr 05, 2009

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