Fax or copy function gives 1 1/2 inch solid black line down the right margin of the page. scanner glass is clean and no white out or paper stuck over the glass. ?could this be scanner lamp failure? ?can this be fixed?
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If it's a thin, sharp line, it's just a blob of ball-point pen ink on the scanner glass. Lift the lid, and you'll see the narrow strip of glass that the scanner uses when you feed a document through the feeder. Clean that with a rag dampened with window cleaner, or, better yet, alcohol. Even a dot of ink too small to see will show as a solid black line on anything you copy, scan, or fax via the doc. feeder. Don't use so much cleaner that it runs under the glass.
Clean the ADF Scanner glass. This is the small strip of glass that is separate from the platen glass. Right next to it. This glass is only used when the ADF (multi feeder) is used. All it takes is a small speck of something stuck to this glass to give you a line down the page as your documents are passed over the glass when copied. Anything stuck to the glass is therefor read as a solid line.
Clean this glass with some glass cleaner and a soft cloth and you should be fine.
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This is caused by dirt/debrise on the ADF (automatic document feeder) scanner glass. You need to open up the feeder where your originals are fed in and look for a strip of glass that runs from front to back. It is about an inch or so wide. You need to clean this glass to get rid of the lines. Some models have this glass just to the left of the large main glass, but in your case I beleive it is in the feeder itself.
If you lift up the lid on your scanning device you will notice a glass strip about 1 inch thick and then the large area of glass used for flatbed scanning. The 1 inch strip is used for ADF scanning. Because your papper is moving across the glass strip, any dot, smudge or scratch will affect your scanning and cause verticial lines down the page. Sometimes the dot is not visible to the eye. Get some glass cleaner that has alcohol in it and thoroughly clean the glass strip and it should solve your problem. If it turns out to be a scratch on the glass then cleaning won't help.
sounds like you need to do a head cleaning. go to control panel on computer and click on faxes and copiers. right click on the printer you are have problems with and there will be a head clean and nozzle check choice run through those.