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There is always a shadow on one side of the pages!!!

I don't think it's toner because I've tried different ones and the problem continues... does anyone has any idea of what it is and where I could get support for this??? Thanks a lot!!!

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Re: There is always a shadow on one side of the pages!!! - Canon imageCLASS D880 All-In-One Laser Printer Printers & Copiers

Try cleaning the all rollers first.

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