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2 black lines on printouts

When we scan anything we get 2 thin black lines on the copy. They are about 2 inches in on both edges of the paper.

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  • shakeyswife Feb 22, 2008

    The lines are present only in the copy or scan mode. Also the lines are about 4 inches from the left side of the paper and another line shows up about 1 &1/2 inches from the right side.

  • shakeyswife Feb 23, 2008

    problem solved!!!
    found two lines of a sticky substance on the glass, so light barely could see them. Thanks to all who sent in suggestions. I'm so happy I found the problem and now everything is back in working order, I love this machine.
    Thanks again

  • Yasser Ghanim
    Yasser Ghanim May 11, 2010

    just when you scan and copy? or it's exist when you print out from the PC.?



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Ok.,

this problem from the scanner lense, it may has a dirt on it from the inside, or maybe you have to change the lense...

you have to call your Product Assistance...

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