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MFC-7420 GHOST IMAGES

Bought 9/08 40,000 copies so far
Using compatible cartriges/drum (Brother products are so expensive and I do a high volume of printing)
Started making Ghost images bottom 3rd of page when Printing.
Changed to Toner Saver (Better)
Tried higher quality/thicker laser paper (Worse)
The more pages I print at once the worse it gets as document goes along. I don't have time to print 1 page at a time.
I can go back and print single pages and I can get a better image
but still see 2nd image on bottom of page.
Brother had me clean laser glass and corona wire but will not help me futher because I am not using genuine brother toner/drum.
Help please client not happy with print quality.
Thanks

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  • bhargrove Jan 16, 2009

    Are these part of my drum unit (which I replaced recently)

    or actual machine and do you know if it would be covered under warranty?

  • marybiro Jan 17, 2009

    I love my HP1020 but today I started experiencing the same problem. I have cleaned but still have the problem.

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Sounds like a bad drumbur also can be caused by a defective fuser.

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

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    Muggs01 Jan 16, 2009

    if the unit is under warranty the drum should be covered

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