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HP LJ 2600 "dirty" printing

We have an HP LaserJet 2600, and it is about a year old. It has had all 4 cartridges replaced recently, and it worked for awhile. Lately, it has been printing very dirty -- dark dot smears on the pages and black streaks after printing out a couple of pages. When a cleaning page is printed out, it comes out clean. What is up?

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If the toner cartridges are "refills" that might explain some of your print quality issues. Unfortunately, HP only has 2 replacement parts for that model, the fuser and the ETB (Transfer belt) both would require a technician to replace. Check the transfer belt of any tears or punctures. Careful not to touch it, oils from your skin can cause quality issues as well. If at all possible replace all the toners with ones that were working fine.

Posted on Jul 31, 2009

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