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Printing problem Samsung CLX 2160N printer. When printing text in black, there are blank white stripes on the page from top to bottom. I have replaced the black toner cartridge, but this has not helped. What is the problem?

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  • jschonheiter Jun 24, 2009

    The CLX-2160N is a laser printer, not an ink jet.

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Is it clean? Most ink jet printers have a simple user procedure for cleaning the print heads. You may have to clean them periodically or after the printer has been idle for a few days or weeks. If you see funny colors or print-outs are missing colors, a cartridge may be empty or a head dirty. You may have to clean a head many times to get it working again.

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