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HP 3055 printing black lines when using collate feature to copy

When using the collate feature black lines show up on the print outs. Where should I check to resolve this issue. Is this something that can be cleaned? If so, how?

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  • Ram Prakash Saraswat Feb 19, 2009

    what to do.

  • Anonymous Feb 22, 2009

    When using the collate feature black lines show up on the print outs. Where should I check to resolve this issue. Is this something that can be cleaned? If so, how?

  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2009

    I have the same problem. It is not the toner cartridge. If you lift the lid and make copies individually by placing them flat on the glass, the lines do not appear. It has something to do with the document feed.

  • lcharette196 Mar 17, 2009

    I get one fine black vertical line about one inch to the left of the centre of the page when making copies using the feeder. If layed flat on the glass no line appears. It is not the toner cartridge. Happens with a new cartridge as well.

  • temfaru Mar 19, 2009

    I have the same problem. When I use the automatic document feeder, I get a think line top to bottom a little less than 1.5 inches from the left border of the copy.

    When I place the original on the glass directly, the copies are clean. Sounds like a problem in the feeder. Any suggestions on fixing it?


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All you need to do is to clean the small wide glass (that at the LEFT of the main flat big class). The Auto Document Feeder (ADF) specifically uses this glass to scan for copy (and fax). When it is dirty (such as small dirt or particles on the surface which is easy to gain in long run), it will create thin vertical line(s) as the result.

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

I don't think collate has anything to do with it...try new toner cartridge

Posted on Mar 01, 2009

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