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Paper Curling with Brother HL-2040

Paper is significantly curled by my Brother HL-2040 printer. What can be done to prevent this? I normally use 20 pound paper. When I tried 24 pound paper the problem still existed. I do not use the printer in a high humidity environment.

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  • Cram834 Jan 11, 2008

    Thanks very much for your kind suggestion. I appreciate that.

  • frankjake Dec 19, 2008

    Same paper curl issue here and I checked the s/n and I'm way up in the M7J2xxxxx.

    the software also has a feature, "reduce paper curl" which does help, but does not eliminate the issue. Trouble is, I print some reports, then fax them. due to the paper curling upwards, it jams often trying feed into the fax machine. It's a great printer other than the paper curl issue.



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Replace fuser assembly/have fuser unit replaced if you have tried fresh quality paper from a unopened ream. The first versions of these had the fuser and exit assembly modified by brother to help eliminate excessive curl last 9 digits of serial number are higher than D5J760210 have already been modified, if lower ie D4Z99999 need to get mod. fitted.

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