Question about Ricoh Aficio CL3500N Laser Printer

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Gentlemen: I have a CL3500N installed for about 2+ years. It has about 10K to 20K printed pages to date. The black now fails to print in the center of the page (vertical strip about 4" wide is blank with areas of gray between legible and blank. he color prints well. Any ideas?

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  • rrhoades Oct 07, 2010

    I have changed the cartridge, twice.
    Bob R.

  • rrhoades Oct 07, 2010

    I have changed the cartridge, twice.

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I assume you have tried a new toner, so I will skip past that. It has to be the fuser of the printer then, which is a fairly major repair. I would suggest you take it to a local print repair shop and they can replace it, unless you think you are able to do so yourself.

Let me know if you want me to find the part for you... but it sounds for sure like a fuser that is failing (assuming you already replaced the toner).

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Hi, first off, have you changed your black cartridge? may be a sill question but if it has done this amount of prints, the image roller may be u/s and warn now, so you will need to replace the black cartridge, by the way, this does have individual cartridges black being one of them, although Ricoh say that it should last 7,000 prints, so if this is the first one it has doe very well, hope this helps

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