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The copies print with 2 white streaks where print should be

Can the heads be cleaned? The toner is plentiful

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Pull the toner/drum unit out of the machine. on the top of the drum unit there is ether a blue or green slide lever. move the slide back and fourth 10-15 times. if you have canned air blow out the area where the slide is. reinstall the drum unit see if this works
Good Luck

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

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