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Dark mark at the edge of the page from top to bottom when printing

I bought a new toner, still shows a dark mark at the edge of the page from top to bottom when printing, What would be the problem?

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  • guito777 Jan 10, 2008

    Thank you for your help. It seems I need a new drum.

  • Anonymous Feb 04, 2009

    This printed has made about 1500 copies max since bought in the fall... what is the best way to clean?

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Sometimes dirty carona, clean with blue tab on drum, if not then usally it is the drum worn out(expected life 20 000 prints) or less often it is the fuser roller stuffed

Posted on Jan 06, 2008

  • Soulvisitor
    Soulvisitor Jan 10, 2008

    These are a great printer, remember to reset the drum counter when replacing it.

    Cheers

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