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3100 Dell Printer - Printing CMYK DOTS TWICE ON EVERY PRINT

Printing CMYK dots twice on every print posted by RyanCD on Jun 16, 2008 Report abuse

I clean the fuser drum and wiped clean the toner drum and took out the toners and put them back in. The dots still show up! I don't know what to do? Help!

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  • gigglejess Oct 26, 2008

    Same thing here, what do I do????

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We had a Dell Engineer come out for this prob and it basically involved replacing every working part inside it until it worked! :-(

He said he believed that it might have been toner leaking out, but I don't believe that because of the precision of the dots on every printout.

I hope urs is in warranty!

Posted on Jul 02, 2008

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