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T 642 I have a new T642 Machine and i have printed a few thousand pages and it is squeaking loudly. I took the cartridge out made sure that all the gears were ok and they were. It stoped after puting it back in for about 80 pages then it started agian. What can cause this since it is a new machine i wouldnt think that it is the rollers. They look good and have great grip on the paper. Thanks in advance~R

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Re: T 642

It is most likely hte cartridge, sometimes the drum will give out a loud squeaking hollow sound, it is annoying but harmless. Try new cartridge if you have one.
also to confirm, take out cartridge and turn gears manually, it should make the noise slightly.

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