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Lexmark X3350 printing

My Lexmark X3350 is leaving horizontal white lines in the print. It prints all the material but skips about every one and a half inches leaving a white line about one eigth in wide. I have replaced cartridges, cleaned nozzles using Maintainence tab and a clean cloth, printed alignment page, and used paper path cleaning sheet. Thanks for your help. Clarice

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    John Ord Mar 19, 2008

    Same exact problem. This is not an issue with print carts it seems to be mechanical within the printer itself. It prints the entire page but INSERTS a line every couple of inches as if the paper advance jogs ahead a bit. There is no data missing from the print. I have new carts in and all cleaning/calibrating has been done. There is no mention of this problem on Lexmark's site and of course the printer is a few months out of warantee. Help out there???

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I just fixed this problem.  first i bought a new (remanufactured 3rd party) cartridge off ebay and found it wasn't working either.

there are cartridge cleaning instructions in the troubleshooting help section that show you how to carefully wipe clean your cartridges.  follow that, it solved my problem.

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Try to reseat the cartridges into the printer. If problem continues, then maybe the cartridge nozzles need cleaning. Follow the simple steps below on how to clean the cartridge nozzles on the Lexmark X3350:
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