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The left hand side of each page prints some streaky dark lines. I've tried to clean it and put it in cleaning mode but nothing works. Help please!

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Remove the toner cartridge. Turn it over and slide open the gate that covers the drum. Do you see streaks on one end of the little colored cylinder? (drum)
If so then the streaks are coming from the cartridge.
90% or better of the time, especially on HP's the print quality issues are coming from the cartridge.
Good Luck and Thank You for using Fixya.

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