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Page that prints has shadows of characters from last page printed. How do I fix it.

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Try a new toner cartridge or check and see if the shadow is on your toner. If it is on the new toner/transfer belt, then the electrical system is not completely discharging your toner/transfer belt.

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This is caused by 1 of 2 problems. Most likely is the drum unit. I would try removing the toner cartridge, then the drum cartridge, then reinstall both. If that does not work then I would try a new drum unit. I have seen this problem before coming from a bad drum unit. The only other posibility is the fusing unit. But you would have to have around 100,000 pages on your machine for this to be an issue.
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Replace drum unit

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