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Printer prints 3 large ink blotches on long side of paper. New print cartridge in printer. Problem started with old cartridge and did not change with new cartridge. I slid the corona wire on the drum but this did not help. Any suggestions?

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You may insist to clean the drum part. Your problem is in that area. Or try to change the drum unit with another one from the other printer if you have one. You can use an vacuum cleaner to absorb the toner inside the corona part. You should be careful at the corona wire.

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