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Misalignment messing up paper edge and printing

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My HP LaserJet 4P would mess up the edge of the paper as the paper moved throught the machine. Printed texts ended tilting to one side. The edge of the paper actually folded up about 3 mm (one eighth on an inch) at the tail end.

Could you advise what parts to fix/replace? Or, is it more economical to threw it away?

I put up this printer because I have an almost little-used toner cartridge in it and I have another never used cartridge on the shelf.


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Re: misalignment messing up paper edge and printing

I would says check the fuser assembly for the folding the paper problem and the text tilting is a scanner/laser issue.

carefully check the paper path for anything blocking the way.

print a test page and open the lid when the paper is inside to stop it, inspect the paper to see if it's folded and also see the image on the paper to see if it's ok before reaching the fuser

hope this helps

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