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We have a 105Se Zebra when it is printing in the middle of the bar code it does not print or is very light. We have cleaned the printhead and it still has the void on the barcode. We did notice a crack on the roller in the front of the machine, would this be causing the void on the barcode? If not any suggestions?

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Power off the printer and press and hold the pause key for 5 seconds while powering on the printer. This will start printing a bar across the width of the printhead. You should be able to determine whether it is a printhead issue or platen roller or both. Recycle power to exit diagnostics.

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