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Printing line on each copy

When we feed the originals through the automatic document feeder verticaly it is printing a line aproximately 1 inch from the bottom of the page. Does not do this when originals are place horizontally in automatic document feeder or on glass. Whats up with that?

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If your machine have a printer tray to print counter page
or test page if it is clean then the the platen is dirty
and if not then the problem in the drum or fixing unit

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Most likely there is something on the seal glass, Open the feeder and look at the small strip of glass, see if it is dirty.
the other possibility is that there is a streaking problem in the drum cartridge or in the fuser in that area.
Start with the glass, then look at the drum, You will most likely find the problem on one of those 2 areas.
I really suspect a small spot on the glass where the paper passes over when making the copy through the feeder

Posted on Feb 12, 2008

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