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Toner too light in the middle of page. I install a new printer cartridge but still having the same problem. Is there anyway to clean the printer to get a better quality print.

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Wipe inside the printer above where the toner cartridge goes with a soft cloth, this will remove any dust or dirt from the cover of the laser output

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If its not the toner, it much the the fuser. Replace it.

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Change the ink. if the middle of of the page when you print that means the ink is low.

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Canon irc4580i print dark problem


In the process used printer, will be inevitable printed page by your printer have the bad quality prints. For example: Toner specks, Light image, Vertical line, Dropouts, background, Toner smear, Vertical black line and band, Vertical white line, Background scatter, Black pages, Loose toner, Horizontal stripes, Ghost, Uneven Density, poor fusing ...
The common print quality problem Canon IRC-4580 printer
Currently, The Canon IRC-4580 is the laser printer have high speed, easy to use, friendly for user and printing clear text.
However, we can not avoid the damage of some components of the printer when used.
In this article, I will introduce some basic errors with printing quality problems of Canon IRC-4580 printer and "How to fix it".
After viewed artical, you know:
- How to fix (repair/solve) Vertical line (black or white) in Canon IRC-4580 printer
- How to fix (repair/solve) Poor fusing (loose toner) in Canon IRC-4580 printer
- How to fix (repair/solve) Uneven Density in Canon IRC-4580 printer
- How to fix (repair/solve) Light image in Canon IRC-4580 printer
- How to fix (repair/solve) Ghost in Canon IRC-4580 printer
1. Fix print quality problem "Vertical line" for Canon IRC-4580 printer How to fix print quality problem Vertical line
This plobrem "Vertical line" is usally error of Canon IRC-4580 printer. For this "Vertical line" error, technicians divided into two smaller error are: Vertical black line and band and Vertical white line.
Description:
- Vertical line and band: On the printed image appear some straight thin black vertical.
- Vertical white line: On the printed image appear some white vertical voids.
Error location:
- Surface of the charge roller
- OPC drum
- Cleaning blade
- LSU unit
- Developing roller

Cause of error "Vertical line" on the printed page:

- May be surface of charge roller scratched or dirty by toner powder.
- May be have some grooves on the OPC drum.
- May be cleaning blade is damaged.
- May be LSU window or LSU lense has dirty.
- May be surface of developing roller has scratched.

How to fix(repair) "Vertical black Line and Band" for {{SPkey1}} machine:

- Replace the charge roller of toner cartridge.
- Replace the OCP drum.
- Replace the cleaning blade
If printed page are not improved
- Clean the LSU unit by soft cotton cloth and try to print. If Vertical line is not clear on the printed page you should replace LSU unit.
- Replace new axis developer and try to print
2. Solve print quality problem "Poor fusing (loose toner)" for Canon IRC-4580 printer. How to fix print quality problem loose toner
Description loose toner: Toner is not properly fixed on paper, use to hand rubbing lightly on the printed image toner powder may be stick in hand
Error location: toner cartridge or fuser unit

Cause of error "Dark Image or black" on the printed page:

When toner cartridge is empty. You toner refilled by toner powder ware not compatible. This is makes toner cartridge components demaged and temperature of fuser unit is not enough melt to toner powder

How to fix(repair)"Poor fusing (loose toner)" on the printed page for Canon IRC-4580 printer:

With this error, you should replace toner cartridge or fuser unit to fix it.
3. How to fix print quality problem "Uneven Density" for Canon IRC-4580 printe How to fix print quality problem Uneven Density
Description: The printed page has one half light and one half clear.
Error location: Toner cartridge, transfer roller, springs, doctor blade

Cause of error "Uneven Density":

- The pressure force on the left and right springs of the transfer roller is not even.
- May be toner low also causes this error
- Doctor blade has bent
How to repair error "Uneven Density" on the printed page for Canon IRC-4580 printer:
- Replace springs and transfer roller.
- Toner refill toner cartridge Canon IRC-4580 and reset toner cartridge chip (replace new chip) or replace new genuine toner cartridge.
- Replace doctor blade.
4. How to solve print quality problem "Light image" for Canon IRC-4580 printer How to fix print quality problem light image
Description: The printed image is all light and no Ghost.
Error location: Toner cartridge, Developer, HVPS board

Cause of error "Light image" on the printed page

- Enabled toner save.
- Toner cartridge is low
- OPC drum may be faulty by strong light intensity
- Temperature in room is below than 10*C
- Bad contact caused by the toner dirty between the high voltage terminal in the HVPS and the one in the set
- Abnormalities output from the HVPS

How to fix(repair) error "Light image" on the printed page for Canon IRC-4580 printer:

- Disable toner save by change in printer driver.
- Toner refill toner cartridge Canon IRC-4580 and reset toner cartridge chip (replace new chip) or replace new genuine toner cartridge.
- Replace the OPC drum.
- Replace developer.
- After printer is power on, wait 30 minutes then start printing
- Clean up the contact between the high voltage terminal in the HVPS and the one in the se- Replace the new HVPS if the problems are not solved by 4 away above.
5. How to fix print quality problem "Ghost" for Canon IRC-4580 printer How to fix print quality problem Ghost
Description: Ghost occurs intervals of the OPC drum or transfer roller.
Error location: Toner cartridge, Developer, HVPS board

Cause of error "Light image" on the printed page

- OPC drum has fauty.
- The life of the transfer roller has been expired
- The high voltage terminal is contaminated by toner powder or

How to fix(repair) error "Light image" on the printed page for Canon IRC-4580 printer:

- Replace OPC drum
- Replace transfer roller
- If performed 2 away and the error does not clear, you should replace ganuine toner cartridge .
- Replacce HVPS board.

Oct 29, 2016 | Canon Office Equipment & Supplies

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Oki b410d printer has a new toner cartridge however it is still printing inconsistently on the page?


Open the lid. Mounted under the lid you should see a horizontal bar which is actually the laser [LED]. Once your toner cart has emitted, enough loose toner has accumulated on the laser that it can no longer draw on the page correctly. Using something soft and barely dampened with water [use a soft cotton cloth, NO PAPER PRODUCTS, no dirty rags, etc] and wipe gently from L to R to remove the loose toner. Turn to a clean section of the cloth and do it once more. GENTLY! No pressure, do not scrub it, or you can damage the laser. Close the lid and print something. You should be back to good now.

Oct 04, 2014 | OKI B Office Equipment & Supplies

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Copies have black roller marks on the right side of each page, getting darker each time. I can print a single sheet, wait, it print again, wait~roller lines aren't as bad, but still present


I could be wrong, but I think it's in the toner cartridge. The drum - the roller that the image is formed on - has a soft, plastic blade rubbing against it to clean off excess toner after each print. If a clump of toner gets stuck under the blade, a line is printed down the page where that part of the drum isn't cleaned as well. Between prints, the drum keeps turning, and may be able to clean itself better than in a single revolution. It's a theory, anyway.
Pull out your toner cartridge and look at the drum to see if there's a black line around it at one end. You can't get to the cleaning blade without risking ruining the drum and the cartridge; the cure is just to get a new cartridge. If yours is fairly new, take it back to the store that sold it to you, along with a print sample. They might exchange it.
If the drum doesn't have a line around it, you can test it by deliberately jamming the machine. It's scary, but if you've unjammed jams before, you can do it again. Start a print job, then kill the power when you think the page is right in the middle of the printer. Open the printer and remove the toner cartridge. Look for that black line on the page before it reaches the drum, between the drum and the fuser, and past the fuser. (The fuser is the pair of hot rollers that pinch the page tightly and melt the powdered image into the paper. Any part of the image that hasn't made it into the fuser is still powder and will rub off.)
If the line doesn't show up until after the hot rollers, then I was wrong about the toner cartridge, and you're looking at a fuser problem.

Mar 11, 2011 | Samsung ML-2510 Laser Printer

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Toner light won't turn off


I print about 100 pages a day, and the toner light kept coming on after about 300 pages, even though I was buying brand new
$70.00 cartridges. Finally I looked at the cartridge carefully and put a piece of masking tape over the hole in the cartridge through which the printer shines a light that determines there is not enough toner. Now I get 1200 or more pages per cartridge. Brother assistance was no help at all, but they must have had complaints about this before. You have to keep an eye on the print quality and decide for yourself when the toner cartridge needs replacing! Good luck! I'll never buy another Brother, although the printer is terrific, but the design is flawed.

Feb 02, 2010 | Brother HL-2170W Laser Printer

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Samsung printer ML 2510 series


Maybe the toner is low... According to the manual, a blinking red light:

• A minor error is occurring and
the printer is waiting for the error
to be cleared. When the problem
is cleared, the printer resumes
printing.
• The toner cartridge is low. Order
a new toner cartridge. You can
temporarily improve print quality
by redistributing the toner. See
page 8.3.
• The toner is totally exhausted.
Remove the old toner cartridge
and install a new one. See page
8.4.
• The toner cartridge reached the
end of its life.

Feb 24, 2009 | Samsung ML-2510 Laser Printer

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A white strip in the middle of a printed page


You should first try a new toner. Ther may be something stuck inside the toner cartridge. You might also try cleaning out the inside to be sure there isn't something blocking the light flow. If it still continues to happen there may be a problem with the fuser unit.

Dec 13, 2008 | HP LaserJet 1022 Printer

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Four dots middle of page


How do I clean white or black spots on printed documents? Description: First make 10 to 15 copies of a blank, white sheet of paper.
If you still see the spots on printed documents after making multiple copies, clean the drum unit as follows:

  1. Remove the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly, and then remove the toner cartridge from the drum unit.
  2. Position the print sample in front of the drum unit so you will know the exact position on the drum that is causing the poor print.
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  4. Turn the black gear on the drum as you check the surface of the OPC drum.
    The OPC drum is photosensitive so do not touch it with your fingers.
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  6. When you find the substance on the drum surface that matches the print sample, gently dab the surface of the OPC drum with a cotton swab that is lightly dampened with isopropyl alcohol.
  7. Note
      • Do not use a scrubbing or wiping motion because this might damage the drum.
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      • Do not try to clean the surface of the OPC drum with a sharp object, such as a ball-point pen, because this might cause permanent damage to the drum unit.
  8. If the print quality still has not improved you need to install a new drum.

Sep 11, 2008 | Brother MFC 7420 All-In-One Laser Printer

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Hey m8


  • Buxie, first off you have voided your warrenty, secondly
  • If marks repeatedly appear on the printed side of the
    page at even intervals:
    • Clean the inside of the printer. See “Cleaning the
    Inside of the Printer” on page 5.7. After cleaning
    the inside of the printer, if you still have the same
    problems, install a new toner cartridge of the
    problem color. See “Replacing Toner Cartridges” on
    page 5.3.
    • Parts of the printer may have toner on them. If the
    defects occur on the back of the page, the problem
    will likely correct itself after a few more pages.
    • The fusing assembly may be damaged. Contact a
    service representative.
  • If horizontally aligned color or black streaks or
    smears appear:
    • A toner cartridge may be installed improperly.
    Remove the toner cartridge and reinsert.
    • A toner cartridge may be defective. Install a new
    toner cartridge.
    • If the problem persists, the printer may require
    repair. Contact a service representative.
  • SXPRESS- It is normal to have to replace it after that because the starter cartridges are rated for 1500 pages but that is at only 5% page coverage and most people print alot higher coverage than that, and the replacements cover 2000 pages again @ 5% page Coverage

May 20, 2008 | Samsung CLP 300 Laser Printer

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Toner end life


it is printing with this blinking or not?

Jan 04, 2008 | Samsung ML-2510 Laser Printer

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Low toner warning


Is this an after market toner cartridge? I've had bad ones straight out of the box. Have you replaced one before on this printer? Ray

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