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Seating the Drum?

I hate to beg for forgiveness in my ingorance, there are two componets that come out of the front one is the toner and then there is the other thing, I assume it is the drum? correct? Does reseating it mean take it out shake it and put it back in?

I thank you for your help and ask for you to clarify. How can you tell if it is a drum issue? We are getting no error lights?
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Yeah, I just mean taking it in and out to be sure you have good connections.
Sorry for the delay, I couldn't find this responce for anything.
My blackberry screwed up and deleted my browser and the e-mail I received.

Posted on Apr 11, 2008

  • Rick Kasper Apr 11, 2008

    Only way to tell if its a drum is by replacement.
    It is either the charge unit in the drum, Or the transfer on in the door. The transfer has to be located directly accross from the drum on the door. It is very close to the drum in order to put a charge on the paper to transfer the image from the drum to the paper.

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