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Horizontal streaks on pages

I'm using a GCC 12/1200 laser printer, and its printed output always has three gray horizontal streaks, each one about one-fourth of an inch wide, across the top, middle and bottom of each printed page. Can I fix this (how?) or do I need help from a technician? Thanks.

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  • jkounts Dec 21, 2007

    This is a very clear and helpful solution, even though it probably would cost more to do it than the printer is worth! (It's about 7 or 8 years old.) Thanks very much for the help.

  • Anonymous Sep 29, 2008

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Streaks at 2.82 inch intervals: Horizontal marks at this interval are the result of a mark on the fusing roller of the printer. In some cases, these marks can be cleared up by running a cleaning page through the unit. Laser Printer Cleaning sheets can be purchased at your local printer/office supply store. If the marks persist, this can indicate a more serious problem with the fusing roller that would require service attention.

Streaks at 3.74 inch intervals: Horizontal marks at this interval are the result of a mark on the image drum of the printer. There is no way to repair a damaged photosensitive image drum, so in the case that it is scratched or otherwise damaged, the entire CRU (toner/drum cartridge) would require replacement to clear up these marks.

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