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1320n marks along left side of paper

I have a 3 month old toner, and last week I notoced small dots or flecks along the left side , basically top of sheet to bottom, of every piece of paper that comes out of the printer. Any ideas?

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Repetitive defects are caused by either a ding on the drum in the toner, a scratch or dirty transfer roller, or scratched or dirty heat roller in the fuser, Last but not least is dirty exit roller. the first step to any print quality defect is to cahnge the toner cartridge. Good Luck!

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