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Words Copied Multiple Times


When I print a sheet all words will appear as they should. However multiple words are being copied lightly through-out the whole page, over top of each line. It's like the roller is retaining wet ink?

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Re: Words Copied Multiple Times

Put the printer into the 1200 low resolution mode. Then go to Control panel --> Printers ---> Select your printer --> Right click --> properties --> Configure tab --> Print Density ---> Make it the lightest that is 1 and check.

Although there is an issue with the cartridge, this process will give you significantly better result. In my case the ghost repeat vanished. But a few micro dots can be seen if you take a very very close look. Good luck for all who may have this issue.

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Re: Words Copied Multiple Times

It will be one of two things Drum cart or fuser, from your description it sounds like the drum, it has a rubber blade on it that wipes old image from it. They wear and dont perform properly. Replace drum

The only other likely possibilty is worn fuser roller (hot bit at rear
) To find if it is fuser or drum stop print mid way and remove cart to see print, if image is bad before print has gone threw fuser(wipes off) then it is drum, if print is ok pre fuser then it is fuser roller causing prob.

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