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AR-157E intermitent dark background through SPF on AE only

Have 2- AR-153Es that have intermitent dark bckgnd through SPF on Auto exp only...Text mode through spf is always fine...All supplies are up to date...Have changed exp settings in tech mode for SPF and copies look great in this tech mode but as soon as i go back to regular operations mode it has a slight haze background with text looking light (almost like it is in toner save mode but its not) and it is only through SPF in Auto exp when the problem occurs, any help out there?

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Change code 46-19-1 from2 to1 .

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Check the white patch

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