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Left side of page lighter than the rest, you can't hardly read it

When I print, the left side is lighter than the rest. I have had nothing but problems and aggravation since I got this printer. What would you suggest. I am about ready to take it back to office depot

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  • yogafaerie Feb 25, 2009

    I'm having this same problem and would like information on how to fix it myself. Samsung says I need to replace the drum??

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It sounds like the develop blade on your imaging unit needs to be cleaned. If you either clean it or buy a new one. If you are interested in cleaning it yourself I can send you a document on how to do this.

Posted on Feb 14, 2009

  • Stephen Lam Feb 13, 2010

    I have posted instruction to clean the developer blades in my tips section.

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