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Likely you have a dirty cartridge/drum. Take the cartridge out and move it slowly by hand, when (and if) you see lines, take a Q-tip and gently erase the lines. Work gently because scratches can actually create lines. If the problem still exists, then maybe it is the drum. Before I replaced the drum, I would reset the software on the printer and get a page count on the drum while I was at it. The utility is available from brother.

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