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Gestetner DSc332 streaks and smears when printing in color

I am having streaking and smearing problem when attempting to print in color but not black and white. The streaks are the blue and yellow toner.

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Re: Gestetner DSc332 streaks and smears when printing in...

Check to see if you have a paper jammed near the drum near the color ink cartridge interface.

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