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Keep getting a dustiness error

Have cleaned area, printing has had some ghousting and now it is worse and printing with fine red lines all over page

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Replace the magenta drum /image unit as ghosting replace the fuser unit

Posted on Dec 26, 2015

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SOURCE: lines across printed page

try to locate the print head of the unit. you will see a mirror there. clean the mirror maybe it has some foreign object.

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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SOURCE: Black Lines running down the right side outside of the print area

It may be the fuser. Take it out and inspect the roller on it:

  1. Switch off the device, disconnect the mains plug and wait for 30 minutes before continuing.
  2. Ensure that the bypass tray is closed, or you will not be able to open the front cover.
  3. Open the front cover by pressing the release buttons as shown.
  4. Pull the front cover down towards you.
  5. Disconnect the green plug - squeeze the sides of the plug and pull.
  6. Push the left and right levers outward to unlock the unit.
  7. Pull the unit towards you as shown and lift it clear of the device.
  8. Check the roller for wear marks, If so replace it.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe


Posted on Nov 10, 2008

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SOURCE: HP Laserjet 1100, band of unprinted area after new toner install

Hi Friend,
You have mentioned this is a 2nd hand printer,
you have to service the printer,(fuser unit)
if the problem exists after fuser service check Laser Scanner also,
Thanks
Lux5

Posted on Nov 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Printer leaves light red marks on area of page not printed on

This is normally caused by the PC unit (photo conductor unit) you will see four of them sitting on the inside of the front cover if you open it. To check if this is the problem you can swap these around, so swap the magenta with another colour, then print something, if the problem have change to the other colour you will know this is the cause and the unit will need replacing.
Hope this helps

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

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SOURCE: AUTOMATIC FEEDER LEAVING LINE ON SCANNED PRINT-OUT

clean the thin DF glass strip on the left side with a damp cloth

Posted on Mar 18, 2010

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