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I have an HP 4050N Laser Printer. I just replaced the fuser unit and the rollers. The pages are printing with a hazy toner line down the right side of the page. The page is readible, but looks bad. Any suggestions?

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    brian c May 11, 2010

    Was this happening before you replaced the rollers?

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Only 2 possibilities. 1.Bad fuser or badly rebuilt fuser.

2. Bad toner cartridge.
Try to print something. Open the cartridge drawer when you think the paper is right there. The image on the paper is unfused yet; but if you see that print defect right there, you have a bad cartridge. If you DONT see the defect on the unfused image, then your fuser is bad.

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

No. The fuser was going bad though and I replaced only the rollers that were slipping.

Posted on Feb 09, 2008

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I hope this helps, if so please rate our solution.

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