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WHEN PRINTING THE COLOR IS VERY WEAK - HP LaserJet 2605DTN Color Printer

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  • LADYCAGE Apr 26, 2009

    MY 2605 DOES THE SAME THING, IT PRINTS BLACK AND BLUE THINGS FINE BUT ANYTHING RED OR YELLOW WILL NOT PRINT

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You have to disassemble the printer and clean the prisms inside the black box within the printer. The prism for the red and yellow colors are near the bottom and face up, so they easily collect dust buildup, thereby causing weak or striped printing of these colors.

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Hello a possible cause for not printing in a correct way is the use of compatible toners for the printer.Or a combination of original toners and compatible.Possible cause might also be a psecific toner of the printer so a test could also be single print out in pages,blue,red,yellow,black.So to as to understand also if the problem occurs of a specific toner!

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