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HP 2600n prints black streaks on a page

My HP colour 2600n larer printer is showing black smudges all over the paper. I've tried to clean the cartridges by wiping the edges, shaken them from side to side, but no better. any ideas?

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  • diverdude Dec 11, 2007

    Thanks soulvisitor. it was the black cartrige dumping toner onto the paper carrying belt. new cartridge plus a good wipe down with a dry kitchen roll has cured it. for anyone else, the paper carrying belt is the black wide belt you see when you open the door to get at the cartridges.

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Could be a few things but black cartridge is most common cause, they are not "cleanable" one just replaces them, if you carts are non gen HP then that will surely be your problem, slight chance could be transfer belt assy or fuser. they are also just a case of replacing, go for cart, replace it and see.

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