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Printer is putting a crease in the middle of the paper

My laserjet printer is creasing the center of the paper and leaving smudges when it does this

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You need to have the fuser replaced, it comes out easy on these back cover just pulls off, and there is two tabs or long silver screws to undo fuser, remove it anf you will see that upper roller is worn, buy a maintence kit for this model which includes fuser and fit it yourself easy done instructions are included with kit.

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