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When i print i get a band of shading down the left hand side of the page.

I have changed the cartridge but has made no difference. If anything is is worse now because it has gone from thin stipes to a wide band covering almost 1/3 of the page width.

Any suggestions please?

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  • soucek Oct 08, 2008

    The stripe down the left side has grown to about 3" wide, started about 1/2" wide. I think it may be from preprinted return addresses on envelopes. I was printing abotu 250 and noticed it at about 100. I have tried theHP Clean utility, wiped down the roller under the toner, and the problem comes back in about two more envelopes. Any ideas how to fix/avoid this problems?

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A vertical stripe that is consistent top to bottom could be a laser issue, it has prisms and lenses that could be dirty or even a bit of paper stuck covering the laser light window. Dig into it and look for any debris and clean the lenses.

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