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Black streaks on printout

I am seeing multiple faint gray/purple streaks of uniform widths (0.2-1" wide along) the full length of each page. Text is being duplicated about 6" below its printed position within these streaks. Light black streaks cover the entire page except for a 1/2' margin on both sides.

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  • Tony Walker May 11, 2010

    Does this happen with a different toner/drum cartridge? When was the last time the maintenance kit or fuser was replaced?

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Your fuser is worn out. Needs to be replaced.

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hi seems like your printer's head is considering retirement not much to do here sorry have a good 1

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