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Intermittent blank stripe down Right Side of page

I have a strange problem with my printer. If I clean the crona wire with the pull out cleaning pad on the right of the printer 4-5 pages print fine the i get a gradually faded print down the right side of the page and by the tenth print there is a totally blank 1" stripe on the right margin. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have changed toners, photo conductor and can think of nothing else to do. Help Someone!!!

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  • fredo691 Feb 08, 2009

    I'm also having the same problem, a blank stripe down the right side of every page.

  • markacurry Feb 20, 2009

    I am getting a blank stripe down the right side of every page. I have also replaced toner and photoconductor cartridges and it did not solve the problem. I think it may be a Fuser problem. The cost of a replacement fuser is $400. I am meeting a tech this morning and will post my findings.

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Open the top cover, lift up the PCU lever & remove the PCU. Rotate the carousel (Toner holder) by hand and check that all of the toner levers are locked down fully. Check if any of the toner levers are loose and possibly moving as the drum is rotated. There is a small clear plastic flap below each cartridge, it is possible that one is fitted incorrectly or even missing allowing toner to leak past and fall on to the laser lens thereby blocking the laser and causing these symptoms. Hope this helps.

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The "Cleaning Stick" is actually a little pad on the end of a flexible piece of plastic that wipes off the glass that covers the Laser.

Tip: When you are using it, you should apply a slight upward pressure on the end you are pulling and pushing. This forces the pad down onto the glass and will give better results. The little plastic rods that are attached to the pad are very flexible and should not break with the slight upward pressure.

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