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Line when coping from document feeder

I get line on copied documents that are copied from the document feeder. There is no line when printing or when scannining from the glass. This line runs full length of the paper slightly left of center. Have tried cleaning the wheels that I can see from under the cover but did not help.Thanks for any ideas

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  • raymondh801 Feb 18, 2009

    Thank You for your quick reply. When I open the document feeder cover I do not see any glass. It looks like a mecanism that will need to be taken apart as there are a number of screws and clicps that look like they hold things together. Not sure what I will all run into if I do that. Do you know of a break down sheet on this unit?
    Thank You

  • raymondh801 Feb 20, 2009

    I feel dump having to have this so clearly defined before I got it fixed. The fix is exactly as easy as is stated in the first comment. I was just blind to there being 2 different scanning glasses there.

    THANK YOU for the excelent help




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The first solution is correct. There are two pieces of glass (the second one is one inch wide at the left side of the printer next to the big piece of glass). I missed it the first time like the other guy. This is my second Brother scanner, and both did this. Thank goodness I found this solution so I can salvage this printer. Thank you so much!

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If there is a line only when copying from the feeder then there is most likely some crud on the **** glass.

Posted on Mar 01, 2009


If you lift the document feeder, you will see a narrow piece of glass on the left side. Originals are scanned across this when the feeder is used, so a small speck of dirt becomes a line when copying. clean the glass, and it should be good to go.

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2009

    You don't need to take it apart. If you don't have a user manual, you can get it here:

    Instructions for what I described are on page C-22

  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2009

    My pleasure Ray.


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