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Hello - I'm having problems with my Samsung CLX-3175FW printer. I purchased it in August, 2009 and it has been working well on my LAN. Today I tried to scan something, only to discover that any sort of scanning, faxing or copying produces a document with pale, vertical, multicolored lines. Printing is entirely unaffected, but anything which is being produced by placing an item on the flatbed (something printed using copy mode, or something scanned to the desktop or to a USB stick) produces nothing but lines. It was producing a blank page, but I cleared the printer's system settings and now it gives me lines. Any help appreciated!

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I think the scanner is dirty (and lamp glass inside), try to clean it, gently with a cloth (cotton), fine print that if if that ok

Posted on Apr 04, 2011

  • hew503 Apr 04, 2011

    I don't think its a cleaning issue. The stripes are some sort of noise being produced which is interfering with the scan. There is no hint of the image actually being scanned. Thanks for the response though!

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