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The document does not go on the normal platen glass but is exposured on the narrow platen glass. Thus, any dirt particle on the narrow glass will print out as a line.
Clean the glass using spirit or thinner but do not allow any plastic parts get into contact with thinner...
Perhaps you can see the dirt if you use a flashlight and you can scrape it off with your fingernail.

Good luck.

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Or both. Are these dark lines or blank lines?
If it is just when copying, try making a copy by laying an original on the glass rather than using the feeder. If this copy comes out clean then you need to clean the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) scanner glass. Just open the section where the documents are fed into and you will see a strip of glass that runs from front to back, about an inch wide. Clean this with a soft cloth and a bit of glass cleaner.
If this works then great. If not then reply back with more details and I will help you further.

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