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Magenta print out very light

I printed out a page, but the red color (magenta) was very light. The printer showed a low level of the color, I changed out the carthridge with a new one, but it did not correct the problem. All colors are good upon printing except the magenta, which is very light. What should I do to correct the problem?

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  • chuckj5710 Jul 28, 2008

    My problem is not just with the majenta, but with all of the colors. I have installed all new cartridges, to no avail. This problem began after the printer was moved to a new residence, so the dust on the mirror suggestion may apply to me as well.

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This is caused by dust in the scanner assembly. There's a fan right by the magenta laser scanner that blows dust and particulate matter in the air directly on that laser scanner.
Requiring its removal and careful cleaning of all lenses and mirrors. Unfortunately, this is not covered in the service manual. Getting the laser/scanner out is not too bad: Start by removing the printer covers, the rear plate, and the plate on which the DC controller and formatter mount. Remove the four laser/scanner unit corner screws and the single screw for its cover. Be careful to remove the small shutter spring on the cover before removing the cover. Use a strong flashlight to carefully examine the copper-colored mirrors for dust. Use dry cotton swabs to carefully clean all dust from the mirrors and the lenses. Blow dirt and dust from the inside of the scanner box. You will notice that the bottom mirror, facing up, is the one with the most dust.

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Http://youtu.be/9r6PRbTP0bs

It works.
And I fixed same problem.
This problem might be caused by Magenta Toner, but just replacing toner never be a solution.

Just follow the instruction from YouTube!

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Need to clean scanner only then it will print well

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Hp color laser jet 2600 printer light printing problem all ready new tonner cartridge than light printing problem

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