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R1800 wheel marks on print

When printing on glossy paper at photo setting, I get wheel tracks on the printed image, it appears that the tiny "star" wheels are picking up ink from the printed page and leaving a dotted track behind. I have had the printer for about 1 1/2 years, this problem has just started.

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You can try to load your paper by the back of the printer. This problem problably arrived wen you taste a new heavy paper (too heavy?)

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