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Black line on back of page

After printer has sat for a few hours the first page printed has a 1/8" wide black strip down the back of the page. It is worse in the beginning and is almost gone by the end of the page. Any ideas?

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Re: Black line on back of page

It sounds like you have a black ink leak and it is smearing onto the paper when you print. I don't know any reasons for this except if you topped the black ink up yourself, and didn't re-block the hole you made. Then I guess the ink would gravity drip onto the paper tray while you weren't printing. Otherwise I would suggest changing the print head, but this might be expensive.

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