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Very poor print quality

After replacing the drum and toner, incoming faxes are barely legible. The center 6 inches is very dark and the print appears shadowed. The machine is loud when paper is printing. It seems as if the drum is not rolling correctly.

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The loud you hear indicate improper of mechanism of fax get drum unit out  and check for good condition of the unit (no broken in drum gear-or bad cleaning blade)-and reinstall it again- rip over toner box many times and check it  in horizontal level many times.if all above  does not work -you will have a problem in drum unit or your fax mechanism(broken gears-chain or belt defective-bad selonid-clutch-

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