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Tonner and cartridge clogged wont print dark

Tonner is getting clogged and wont print right..plz help!

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  • ngarcia594 May 18, 2009

    seems like the tonner is getting clogged in the cartridge even after cleanning it out it isnt printing there supposed to be black dust everywhere?



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Why do you say it's the toner? Likely the PCU (photoconductor) needs replacing, or laser optics, etc.
If it's not a 'blinking toner light' that won't go away, but rather light copies for no apparent reason, then replacing the PCU is the most likely cure.

Posted on May 16, 2009

  • Anonymous May 19, 2009

    No, toner shouldn't be everywhere. Are you using a generic brand or Original?

    The copies are likely light due to the laser filter glass being
    contaminated with toner and blocking the light. You can remove it and
    clean it with a soft cloth.

    If you lift the green toner lever, you should see (just underneath where the toner
    bottle slides in) a small cover with 1 screw holding it
    on. Remove this screw and carefully slide out the filter glass
    (sometimes this cover is not present). You will likely see a film of
    toner built up on this glass, that is blocking some of the light, wipe it clean, and replace.

    The blowing toner, could still be caused by an aging photoconductor
    unit which would also explain light copies, and you're right, there
    could be a problem with the toner supply unit also. It may need to be
    taken apart and serviced.



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