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Is there a way to clean a Sharp fax machine? Unsure of model # as i am at home and it is at work. Persons receiving faxes have a dark, 1 1/2 inch wide line along left side of fax so unreadable.

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YOU HAVE PROBABLY GOT TIPPEX ON SCANNER. TRACE PAPER PATH TO SCANNER AND CLEAN IT WITH SOME METHS. DO NOT SCRATCH OR IT WILL SHOW FOREVER. SCANNER IS ALWAYS THE FIRST THING PAPER GOES INTO AFTER IT STARTS TO MOVE. IT LOOKS LIKE A LONG PIECE OF GLASS.

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