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OKI C5200 - Faded black print area

I am getting a faded streak in the same place all the time where there is black print. All the color areas of the document are fine. I changed the black ink cartridge and have same problem. I wonder if the drum needs to be changed even though I changed it when indicated 6 months ago.

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  • msteider Sep 25, 2008

    I tried the fix listed but that didn't work. The image drum is fairly new so I don't think that is the problem.

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Trying cleaning the black LED's that are on the top portion of the open clamshell. Use rubbing alcohol on a rag and wipe each bar x4/. These units charge the drum surface where print is going. This should work.

Posted on Jun 12, 2008

  • Mike O'Conor Jun 12, 2012

    This is an amazing answer! Fixed what I thought was a drum problem right away! I love a quick fix!

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