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Copies & Faxes come out solid black

First the faxes started having wide stripes. Then they print solid black (full page). Then the copies started doing the same. For awhile, I was getting an SC306 error. I cleaned what I could (vacuumed) and replaced the Photoconductor Unit (PCU). I thought that fixed it, but the problem returned after just a few copies.

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Re: Copies & Faxes come out solid black

Sounds like a charge problem, check the clutch that moves the charge roller to contact the drum. The clutch is on the back of the machine. Brad

Posted on Aug 19, 2007

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