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Toner lines when I print

When I print from my computer to my ricoh I get evenly spaced lines across my paper. When I copy I get tiny black dots and thinning of the lines. It is a fairly new toner cartridge. Please help!

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I don't think it is anything to do with the toner cartridge as this doesn't put the toner on the page seems to me that the drum unit is faulty either the cleaning blade has failed or the charge roller. Best thing to do is call a service engineer or copier company that deal with Richo or Rex Rotary.

Thanks J

Posted on Jan 02, 2008

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