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End of life drum -

How do you change out the drum and is it worth it to change it out or should we just buy a new printer?

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Yes it worth change especially if its a laser printer.

open front cover remove toner waste bottle there is large silver thumscrew holding drum in position unscrew and pull drum toward you to remove installation is reverse of removal.

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