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Dell 922 printing yellow over all color

Hi!  I am having troubles with my dell 922.  It is printing yellow lines all through any color images.  How do I make it stop?

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Re: Dell 922 printing yellow over all color - Dell 922 All-In-One InkJet Printer Printers & Copiers

Replace colour cartridge

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Dell AIO 922 printer not seeing the color cardridge

Hi there,
" Unplug the printer cable from the computer.
" Unistall the printer drivers from Device manager and also unistall the all the printer appications
" restart the computer
" Click here and slecet the operating system and download the drive
" after installing drivers and software it will ask you to connect the printer.
" then you can connect the printer and and try to Print the test page.

Jun 17, 2009 | Dell 922 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Color printer won't print color

Normal 0 Could have a corrupt driver.
Disconnect the printer or at least be sure it is turned off. I'd do both and when the CD software program asks you to connect the printer to the USB port, do so and it should again work properly.
Hope this helps. Bud

Dec 31, 2008 | Dell 922 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Dell 922 printer will not print on the lines of lables

My dell photo aio 922 says there a communication problem and i try to print i do everything it tells me to do for exaple recconect the usb restart computer and try and take the printer plug out but still i am haveing the same problem

Dec 08, 2008 | Dell 922 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Deteriorating image quality

Good Evening Robert,

The setting for non dell toner only controls the fuser temperature, and will not cause you any print quality issues. Toner is actually made up of ink and plastic. The fuser melts the plastic to "fuse" the image to the paper. Dell toner is set to "fuse" at a specific temperature. when you use non Dell toners, the temperature required to fuse may be different, and when set to non dell toner setting, the fuser temperature is raised to the maximum to ensure the other toner fuses properly. The down side to this is that you will wear out the fuser sooner then it should.

As far as the print quality issue you are having, it is most likey caused by the imaging drum.

Regardless of the estimated life for the imaging drum as stated by the printer, this is just an estimate. Many things can and will cause the imaging drum need replacing. ( Just yesterday I replaced a black toner in a 3115 that was less then a month old... genuine Dell... with more then 75% expected usage left because it was defective).

On this printer, each of the 3 colors and the black are all independent of each other with the exception of the imaging drum. Even within the imaging drum, cyan and black are independent of magenta and yellow on the first stage of transfer. When you have deteriorated print quality that effects more then one color, the first step is to replace the imaging drum.

The Primary transfer, secondary transfer, and tertiary transfer of the image are ALL contained within the imaging drum.

The chances of having 3 or 4 bad Developers is very very slim. If your print quality issue was related to only ONE color, then I would say you had a bad developer unit ( the 4 items located behind the imaging drum when removed). These are far more difficult and expensive to change.

The BTR ( bios transfer roller ) is the only other item that "could" effect your print quality, however, based on the symptoms you discribed, I doubt it. Besides, if i am not mistaken, the imaging drum kit comes with a new btr anyway.

Although I am sure you may be disappointed with the fact the drum unit is failing while showing it still has life remaining, the solution to replace it should restore your unit to full operation. The unit is light sensative, and effected by physical age as well as the number of prints it has supplied.

Please evaluate the solution i have provided and, rate the solution appropriately to show your support.


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Dell 922 printing problem

sounds like your ink mixed with other colors only fix replace with new cartridge

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Black stopped printing out. Dell 922 all-in-one ink jet.

clean contacts on back of blk cart and printhead with alcohol on micrfiber towel

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