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Light lines down middle when printing black

This does not occur with any other color printing. One line is about 1/4" in teh exact middle with a smaller stripe down each side. Have cleaned many times, have bought a new toner cart. have also shaken toner cartridge. Cannot seem to get rid of streak.

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Try to clean the class of the machine, if its still there, this means the black drum is scratched since its fine with other colors, to test it very good open the document feeder(put it up) and hit start buttom(without putting anypaper on class), black paper will come out, check if the line there, if yeah, change the black drum.
let me know wat happen Regards

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