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Black smudge marks on our prints.

We seem to be having a problem with the our print outs. Everytime we print off something the page comes out with black smudgemarks on. I am aware that this has something to do with thr toner but am not sure what exactly. we recently changed the toner.Does it just need a clean? if so, where and how do we do that?

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If you are using a generic brand of toner, this could be the problem, and if so, your developer is shot, and the drum unit will need a thorough service.
Otherwise, it is very likely that the Drum (PCU) needs replacing, or fuser is failing.
Whatever the cause, it requires a technician.

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

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1) The first problem is the paper jam. first page go through but creased and slant badly. second copy stuck at the roller. Try many time. at first i suspect is the feeder, but is not.

2) Always on the end paper of one side is smeared with toner. I use the blue plastic which is inside the machine to pull out and in to clean as these was told by the previous techinician. it works on one copy but not the rest.

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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