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When I try to make a copy I just get a completely grey page with lines -- no picture when I scan either.

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if the lines are only showing when documents are fed throught the Radf, then the problem lies with the document scan plate( left of the main glass platen (about 2" in width)) or with the scan plate blade cleaner

if the lines ONLY appear when copying from the Glass then the issue lies within the optics (probably nothing more than a clean will be needed)

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2) have the copier photocopy directly from the platten glass- single sided.

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I have the exact same problem. It was there since I first bought the MFC-7840W.
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