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Vertical lines My HP laserjet 1000 series started leaving a vertical line down my paper 2 1/4" from the left edge and the line itself is about 1/8" wide. I have ran a cleaning page, cleaned everything the HP site says to clean and it is still there and getting worse. It started out as a vertical line on the last 3-4" of the sheet and has steadily increased so that the line now runs from top to bottom of page. I can find no answers for this - I have tried a new toner cartridge and I use HP brand cartridges. Please help!

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    Rachel Drake Jan 28, 2008

    Not certain the transfer roller or the fuser are the problem. Neither of these rollers "hit" where the line is on the paper. The line is a good 1 1/2 - 2" to the left of the transfer roller and about 3/8" from the fuser roller on the same side.

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Hi there you will have either a faulty transfer roller (Which would be the cheapest ) or the other thing is the fuser unit is worn and damaged. You can change this unit to check open the rear door and look at the two rollers the one on the top is the heat roller if worn or ripped replace but sometime there is no visible sign so best to try the transfer first then the fuser 99.9% sure.

Thanks J

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