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Gray background on 2/3 of the page from left

The whole 2/3rds of the page has gray background, not just a line or 2.  It gets darker sometimes as I print more.

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  • jibaamm Jul 01, 2008

    the whole page printed has a gray background and it does getting darker if i print a lot..

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Change the drum unit
if the problem dos not solved clean the scan unit

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