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Black line prints on back of paper

A half inch wide black line prints in the center on the back side of the paper. I have performed interior and bottom plate cleaning per canon's instructions.Bottom plate cleaning several times removes the line for the most part but it reappears after printing about 20-25 pages. Please help.

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Re: Black line prints on back of paper

I have the same problem and I have not found any fix yet.

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