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Skidmarks on the printout

My printer has started printing a black smudge all down the right side of the page. Any suggestions?

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  • Gazza Feb 18, 2009

    Thanks for that. Replaced toner many times but never the drum so probably the answer. Ta.

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Time to think about replacing the image drum unit. Excess toner is not being cleaned off properly and is winding up on your printed pages. The drum unit is separate from the toner cartridge, and you normally replace the toner cartridges several times before needing a drum. Replacements are available from many online sources and at office supply stores. Generic replacements run around $50 and the original part is around $100.

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