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Copies have several dirty streaks across the pages

Copies have horizontal dirty streaks, more dense in the middle than at the edges. Also, there is a thin vertical stripe down the middle of the page.

I assume this might be a problem with the toner cartridge (which I assume includes the drum), but I don't want to spend $160 on a new cartridge and discover that was not the problem! I have run the drum cleaning procedure. The problem is not the ADF; it occurs even when copying a plain sheet of paper on the glass.

This unit is used at home, and not all that frequently; the cartridge has been in the copier for about 3 years and is probably about halfway through its estimated 5000-copy capacity.

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  • ronwm4 Jan 24, 2009

    You're right! Replacing the toner cartridge solved the problem. I've used laser copiers and printers since they were introduced, and I've only seen light streaks as indicators that toner is needed, not dark streaks. I still don't understand it, but I do appreciate your insight! Thank you.

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That often happpens because toner dust had spread inside the printer,

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Yes its the toner got empty problem.just replace it or refill it.confirm will get solved.
thanks.

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