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A faint curved ink line on each print copy

This has just happened... a hairline curve has suddenly appeared towards the centre of the page. I replaced the cartrige a few weeks ago and  I can't send my letters out like this, particularly as they are related to job applications.
Would really appreciate a response asap!
Thank you Deborah

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  • deborah_sho Apr 24, 2009

    Actually, the line finally disappeared after I printed out a number of copies.  The cartrige is an HP and the correct one.  But another problem has occured re alignment & this has happened before.  The A4 paper is slightly smaller than the gages (or whatever you call them) and it's like a hit and miss whether it comes out straight or not. So far wasting good quality paper and it isn't printing straight. Do you know  what the trick is?  Thanks.

  • deborah_sho Apr 24, 2009

    Thank you! I'm just not a techie sort person and I thought the guides were stuck in place but obviously I wasn't moving them hard enough. Such a small thing and such a big difference.  Many thanks:)

  • mweather May 08, 2009

    Hi! This sounds like the same problem I'm encountering -- the 1/8 inch line keeps repeating on the left side of the paper. I'm assuming it's a "smudge" on the roller itself of the toner cartridge. I moved the paper as far as I can to the right but it's still appearing. Any other suggestions? Thanks.

  • Anonymous May 11, 2010

    Does this mark only appear once, or does it repeat down the page.
    If it repeats it is likely a defective toner cartridge. Was it a remanufactured or compatible, as opposed to an original?


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Slide the paper tray guides snug against the paper, and it should feed fine

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  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2009

    My pleasure :)

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