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Vertical stripes My prob is that my printer has started printing vertical light stripes. Particularly down one side. I have printed 4 pages that have 100% of each of the colour toners on each page to see if it is just one colour that is giving the problem but it happens to c, m, y and k. Have had my printer for just over a year and have had to only replace the k drum. The rest still have 30% life in them. I have replaced drivers, usb cable, cleaned the lenses, checked and cleaned the roller that pulls the paper into the machine, cleaned everything possible and still have the problem. Help!

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  • D-Jade Jul 29, 2008

    Excuse my ignorance, where are the print heads? Do you mean the lenses? I have just printed in greyscale and there are no stripes. Does that mean it would be the print heads of the other colours only?

  • raulfgarzas Aug 23, 2008

    the problem is that it is printing with a horizontal stripe that blurs or fades the coloros.

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It sould be the print heads have gone bad.
I just had a Dell color laser that would print a 1" wide yellow line down the right side of the paper.
Replaced the print head unit, and problem solved.

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