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Intellifax 4100 grinding noice

Recently we replaced the drum unit and have since heard a loud grinding sound when receiving faxes, and the paper is all streaked, poor quality reception. We are still getting the message to change the drum, and have tried going back to the old drum - but still getting the same grinding sound and poor output quality.

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Probably caused by the toner cart. Only use genuine new Brother brand supplies. Remans fail quite often with Brother machines.
Possibly bad gears on fuser drive. But with the poor print quality, I suspect it is the toner.

Posted on Aug 18, 2008

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