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Sooty background won't go away

Every page that prints looks like it got dusted with a layer of soot across the entire printable page. Basically, the page looks dirty. Also, it has started printing a black shadow behind colors and images. How do I clean this? I tried the self cleaning mode 8 times. I tried the little blue slide cleaner. I tried wiping off sooty ink from the inside. Help!

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You most likely need to get a maintenece kit on it what that includes is the fuser. It could be tht the fuser itself is damaged or has burnt toner on it causing it to apear dirty

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