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Shadows on prints

The printer leaves a shadow from text/graphics repeatedly down each page. Each page has a faded "copy" of the above text repeated down the page. I have tried to use the utility cleaner many times but it does not help. The problems occurs less, the more the printer is used throughout the day. Replacing the toner does not solve the problem either. How can I stop this?

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Re: Shadows on prints

Hi, The problem your having sounds like a Fuser . The Fuser will cause printed text to give a ghosting look down the page were it repeats itself.

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