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Prints faint pages

I have a Brother MBC-9440 CN Laser printer and lately it has randomly been printing faint/blank pages. I will be printing and everything goes fine and then i'll get a fax come through (at the same time) and it doesn't print the fax or it does but faintly. I am wondering what possibly could be wrong as this is very frustrating.

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I have the same problem. It appeared to happen only after I changed the drum but Brother says it's not the drum but could be the laser or something mechanical. It is totally random, sometimes it's fine for a week and other times it happens a few times a day.

It happens with printing and faxes. Not sure about copies.

Did you ever find a solution?

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