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Lines on the paper after copying and receiving fax

How do I clean whatever is causing the lines on my paper after I copy something or a fax comes through. I am sure it is ink residue, but don't know how to go about cleaning up the problem.

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Look on top of the toner cartridge for a blue slider.

do it 10 times.

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Everytime I fax something on my HP Officejet 5610 all in one, the recipient receives the document with a line going down the left side of the page. How do I get rid of the line?


Lines on scanned and copied documents is usually caused by something on the scanner glass such as ink, correction fluid or trash. Open the top of the printer and clean the scanner glass surfaces with windex and paper towels. See this article for more details:

http://www.ccl-la.com/blog/index.php/lines-on-scanned-or-copies-pages/

Jun 26, 2012 | HP LaserJet 3050 All-In-One Printer

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Get rid of the line in your faxes or copies from your copy machine


If you are getting one of those black lines in your copies from the copy machine/fax machine, it may not need a new drum.

Most likely the scanning glass is dirty if the line appears from copies that are fed through a feeder, clean the little glass strip area (usually to the left) just before the scanning area where you manually place a paper to be copied. In most cases there is a spec of something on that glass. Don't scrap it with anything abrasive because if you scratch the glass you will have a line that will never go away. In most cases a damp klenex, paper towel or soft cloth with water will work. For stubborn specs dampen your klenex, paper towel or cloth with a little rubbing alcohol. This will also work well for getting rid of any greasy smudges on the glass strip and the larger glass area on the copy machine. Most of the thime the spec is from liquid paper or white out.

If you are getting calls from people you send faxes to saying your copies have a line on it and you use a dedicated 'fax machine only', look for the glass strip and clean it as directed above. If you are receiving faxes with a line, call the sender and give them the above tip.

If this tip works, it sure beats paying for a new drum you don't need.

on Aug 25, 2010 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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WHITE LINES ON FAXES SENT


You have white out or some other white substance blocking your scanner optics. I am assuming this is a thin blank line. What you need to do is make a copy of a document with your machine. You should see the very same blank line on your copy that your customer is seeing on their received fax. Now take this copy and place it in the document feeder the same way you placed the document when you made your copy. Now imagine this document going thru the feeder. The strip that is blank will "match up" with the white out or whatever is causing the blank line. You just need to open up the feeder section where the documents go in to be scanned and look for the thin strip of glass that runs from one side to the other. Using the copy you made with the blank line, use it to see exactly where the glass should have something stuck to it and clean it off with a soft clotch with a little glass cleaner on it. Go ahead and clean the while glass while you are in there. Once clean you can close it back up and run another copy to insure that all the lines are gone.
Good Luck and Thank You for using Fixya.

May 12, 2010 | Canon L220 Plain Paper Laser Fax

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Unwanted verticle line on fax copies


Most likely a fax has been sent or a page copied with 'white out' (Liquid Paper), still wet on the page. As the page feeds over the scanner, (a narrow strip of glass that runs across the width of the page along the feed path) the wet liquid paper comes off on the glass as a thin line and dries. Thereafter, when copying, scanning or sending a fax, the scanner light does not go through the liquid paper streak and the result when printed is a thin vertical line that runs the full length of the page. If this is the cause you will also find that faxes you send to other people will also have this line (although faxes you receive are not affected by this problem with your machine).

To fix the problem: follow the path that the paper travels when sending a fax or making a copy, until you find the scanner (narrow glass strip). Take a clean, soft cloth and a small amount of methylated spirit (or white spirit) and remove the now dried Liquid Paper from the glass. Clean the whole strip ensuring that the glass is left clean and dry.

Feb 22, 2010 | Brother IntelliFAX 560 Plain Paper Fax

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I get lines and can't read the right side of copies that I make with the 1270e. How do I fix this?


You have not specified why you can't read the right side of copies and I am assuming that the reason is because the 'lines' are covering the text. I can offer a solution to the lines issue.

Most likely a fax has been sent or a page copied with 'white out' (Liquid Paper), still wet on the page. As the page feeds over the scanner, (a narrow strip of glass that runs across the width of the page along the feed path) the wet liquid paper comes off on the glass as a thin line and dries. Thereafter, when copying, scanning or sending a fax, the scanner light does not go through the liquid paper streak and the result when printed is a thin vertical line that runs the full length of the page. If this is the cause you will also find that faxes you send to other people will also have this line (although faxes you receive are not affected by this problem with your machine).

To fix the problem: follow the path that the paper travels when sending a fax or making a copy, until you find the scanner (narrow glass strip). Take a clean, soft cloth and a small amount of methylated spirit (or white spirit) and remove the now dried Liquid Paper from the glass. Clean the whole strip ensuring that the glass is left clean and dry.

Feb 22, 2010 | Brother IntelliFAX 1270E Plain Paper Fax

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I have a Brother Fax 2850. When I send a fax the receiver has advised me that there is a vertical black line approx 2'' thick which blocks out some wording. How do I fix this?? Many Thanks Heather


Something is jammed in or covering the optics.
Check the area where the original document is placed for faxing.
Open this area and clean any liquid paper, sticky tape or staples covering the optics.
Test by making a copy. When the black line on a copy goes away the unit is fixed.
If the receiver is still getting this black line then it is probably their machine and not yours.
Send a fax to this number. 1300 368 999 It will send you back a copy of what it receives.

Nov 17, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Brother Intellifax 1" black line on right in send & copy modes


lift up your document feeder and check for something on the **** glass

Nov 16, 2009 | Brother IntelliFAX 4100 Laser Fax

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Stripe on receiving fax Brother MFC 7820N


I had the same problem, and I just fixed it.  It was a tiny little black dot which was stuck to the glass where the document feeder passes the paper to.  First you need to figure out where the line is on paper with respect to the paper, and just carefully run your finger on the glass to see if there is something on the glass.  I removed it, cleaned the glass, and anything which I run through the document feeder is now fine.  Hope this helps.

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Problems with copying


Pull front of fax machine open
look down
clean the little glass ****.

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Vertical lines on copies received


Run a copy of something through your machine. IF the lines show up on your copy, and also lines on your incoming faxes, then your drum cartridge is bad.
Replace the drum cartridge with a new one and you should be back in business.

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