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Patchy Prints I'm getting patches of missing toner on my prints. It's worse on the first than the second copy. It only happens on normal paper setting, If I put the same paper through as thick or actually use thick paper it is fine.

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I believe that the Heat roller in the Fuser has a build up of toner on it(in some areas) and as a result is not fully fusing the toner into the paper. when you use a thick setting you are actually slowing the speed down to allow more heat to the toner. the thicker paper causes more pressure allowing the toner to fuse properly. I would say you need a new Heat roller and possibley a pressure roller. You could try running 20 copies of a blank white page. Sometimes this will help. Poor fusing can also cause a previous image to come up on the next page or repeat itself down the page. A service call is in order if this does not work.

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Dave T

Posted on Jun 15, 2008

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