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Has line down center of page when using ADFfor copying

Line is there when printing, scanning, faxing or copying from glass. Only when copying using ADF

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Hi There,

There is a piece of glass that the machine uses to scan the page. it's like a 1/2 in wide, and the width of the paper.

This glass is dirty with a spec of toner or white out on it.

Clean this glass very good. you may have to use a razor blade, but be very careful not to cut the plastic around the glass or it will jam.

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Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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