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Brother MFC 8300 Fax Machine

Having printing problems with my fax machine. The right side of the letter is having poor printing quality. Words are missing and you cannot read. The rest of the letter is fine. I have changed the toner and also conducted a thorough cleaning to the fax machine.

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  • Daniel Blask
    Daniel Blask May 11, 2010

    is there anything that looks like the toner is getting smeared down the right side where the quality issue is happening or is it just faded print or no print at all?

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If I understand what your saying correctly, the quality issue is not smearing at all, if this is the case and you have already changed the toner and have the same results then more than likely, the mirrors in the laser housing are fogged up on that side with toner dust. If you look at the toner cartridge and can see the open **** where the laser actually writes on the colored drum inside that will help you find where the laser is, then you'll want to take canned air and get the straw inside the actual laser housing **** and blow in their really good.( not the **** on the toner but the one inside the machine). worse case, you'll have to open up the machine to open the laser housing and clean it out that way.Try this and see if it helps...

Posted on May 09, 2008

No, the toner is clear on the whole page except for the right side where it fades out and you can barely make out the words. Everything else on the page is fine. The drum still has 17% of life left in it.

Posted on May 09, 2008

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