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Noise inside left end

When the unit is switched on a loud noise like a ratchet out of line occurs for approx. 5 sevonds. When a print is requested the noise repeats but the unit then goes on to do a perfect job.
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I really and not seen this model but HP has their own constant in their engineering and that is the paper transport mechanism the plastic gears when they sound off the hair behind my neck raises. I call it a death call although it can benew but I believe ther is an opposing force onb this train and you may consider opening it to see the gears.
While the print job is going is the noise constant ?

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