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Double shadow image

When I print or copy, I get a second double shadow image that is 2/3 down the page. What is going on?

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  • mlam Oct 02, 2007

    I have cleaned the laser unit as the manufacturer suggested but still get the faint image. What other solutions are there?

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PLEASE CHECK THE CONTACT POINTS OF THE TONER CARTRIDGE AND ALSO THE CORRESPONDING CONTACTS OF THE MACHINE , CHECK THE CLEANING UNITOF THE DRUM ALSO, HAPPY FAXING OMNIPRESENT

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YOU NEED TO CLEAN THE LASER UNIT happy faxing omnipresent

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  • ike4699 Mar 31, 2011

    I have a similar problem. The center of the page prints very dark, and there's a shadow image that runs about 3 inches down from the original image. I cleaned the drum in the toner cartridge (which was clean anyway) and the soft roller it makes contact with. What else do I need to do?

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