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Kyrocera 4000DN Problems poor printing problems, crooked printing toner dots thru printing as well as roller marks. I have installed new maintance kits, but problems returned after 50,000 copis or so???? Feedback

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  • Anonymous Jan 23, 2009

    $650 is a little steep for the kit.

  • fcomata84 Sep 25, 2009

    i have a problem my printer is new and when installed first time the printer led show " please wait (adding toner) can you help me

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There is a huge problem with the charge rollers in the drum units, but they can't be bought seperatelly. You should have a 3 year warranty on the drum unit.

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Canon irc4580i print dark problem


In the process used printer, will be inevitable printed page by your printer have the bad quality prints. For example: Toner specks, Light image, Vertical line, Dropouts, background, Toner smear, Vertical black line and band, Vertical white line, Background scatter, Black pages, Loose toner, Horizontal stripes, Ghost, Uneven Density, poor fusing ...
The common print quality problem Canon IRC-4580 printer
Currently, The Canon IRC-4580 is the laser printer have high speed, easy to use, friendly for user and printing clear text.
However, we can not avoid the damage of some components of the printer when used.
In this article, I will introduce some basic errors with printing quality problems of Canon IRC-4580 printer and "How to fix it".
After viewed artical, you know:
- How to fix (repair/solve) Vertical line (black or white) in Canon IRC-4580 printer
- How to fix (repair/solve) Poor fusing (loose toner) in Canon IRC-4580 printer
- How to fix (repair/solve) Uneven Density in Canon IRC-4580 printer
- How to fix (repair/solve) Light image in Canon IRC-4580 printer
- How to fix (repair/solve) Ghost in Canon IRC-4580 printer
1. Fix print quality problem "Vertical line" for Canon IRC-4580 printer How to fix print quality problem Vertical line
This plobrem "Vertical line" is usally error of Canon IRC-4580 printer. For this "Vertical line" error, technicians divided into two smaller error are: Vertical black line and band and Vertical white line.
Description:
- Vertical line and band: On the printed image appear some straight thin black vertical.
- Vertical white line: On the printed image appear some white vertical voids.
Error location:
- Surface of the charge roller
- OPC drum
- Cleaning blade
- LSU unit
- Developing roller

Cause of error "Vertical line" on the printed page:

- May be surface of charge roller scratched or dirty by toner powder.
- May be have some grooves on the OPC drum.
- May be cleaning blade is damaged.
- May be LSU window or LSU lense has dirty.
- May be surface of developing roller has scratched.

How to fix(repair) "Vertical black Line and Band" for {{SPkey1}} machine:

- Replace the charge roller of toner cartridge.
- Replace the OCP drum.
- Replace the cleaning blade
If printed page are not improved
- Clean the LSU unit by soft cotton cloth and try to print. If Vertical line is not clear on the printed page you should replace LSU unit.
- Replace new axis developer and try to print
2. Solve print quality problem "Poor fusing (loose toner)" for Canon IRC-4580 printer. How to fix print quality problem loose toner
Description loose toner: Toner is not properly fixed on paper, use to hand rubbing lightly on the printed image toner powder may be stick in hand
Error location: toner cartridge or fuser unit

Cause of error "Dark Image or black" on the printed page:

When toner cartridge is empty. You toner refilled by toner powder ware not compatible. This is makes toner cartridge components demaged and temperature of fuser unit is not enough melt to toner powder

How to fix(repair)"Poor fusing (loose toner)" on the printed page for Canon IRC-4580 printer:

With this error, you should replace toner cartridge or fuser unit to fix it.
3. How to fix print quality problem "Uneven Density" for Canon IRC-4580 printe How to fix print quality problem Uneven Density
Description: The printed page has one half light and one half clear.
Error location: Toner cartridge, transfer roller, springs, doctor blade

Cause of error "Uneven Density":

- The pressure force on the left and right springs of the transfer roller is not even.
- May be toner low also causes this error
- Doctor blade has bent
How to repair error "Uneven Density" on the printed page for Canon IRC-4580 printer:
- Replace springs and transfer roller.
- Toner refill toner cartridge Canon IRC-4580 and reset toner cartridge chip (replace new chip) or replace new genuine toner cartridge.
- Replace doctor blade.
4. How to solve print quality problem "Light image" for Canon IRC-4580 printer How to fix print quality problem light image
Description: The printed image is all light and no Ghost.
Error location: Toner cartridge, Developer, HVPS board

Cause of error "Light image" on the printed page

- Enabled toner save.
- Toner cartridge is low
- OPC drum may be faulty by strong light intensity
- Temperature in room is below than 10*C
- Bad contact caused by the toner dirty between the high voltage terminal in the HVPS and the one in the set
- Abnormalities output from the HVPS

How to fix(repair) error "Light image" on the printed page for Canon IRC-4580 printer:

- Disable toner save by change in printer driver.
- Toner refill toner cartridge Canon IRC-4580 and reset toner cartridge chip (replace new chip) or replace new genuine toner cartridge.
- Replace the OPC drum.
- Replace developer.
- After printer is power on, wait 30 minutes then start printing
- Clean up the contact between the high voltage terminal in the HVPS and the one in the se- Replace the new HVPS if the problems are not solved by 4 away above.
5. How to fix print quality problem "Ghost" for Canon IRC-4580 printer How to fix print quality problem Ghost
Description: Ghost occurs intervals of the OPC drum or transfer roller.
Error location: Toner cartridge, Developer, HVPS board

Cause of error "Light image" on the printed page

- OPC drum has fauty.
- The life of the transfer roller has been expired
- The high voltage terminal is contaminated by toner powder or

How to fix(repair) error "Light image" on the printed page for Canon IRC-4580 printer:

- Replace OPC drum
- Replace transfer roller
- If performed 2 away and the error does not clear, you should replace ganuine toner cartridge .
- Replacce HVPS board.

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Konica Minolta 2430 DL has Smudges or dots on page


Not an expert on this brand of printers but it looks like dirty feeder rollers to me. Try cleaning them and Print a Blank document and see if the marks show up

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I have an HP3500 which I've had from new since 2004. On the whole it's been remarkably reliable but recently I have problems with a multicoloured stripe which appears down the lefthand side. It...


Hi Richard,
Dots, Lines and smudges on the printouts are usually due to deteriorating cartridges and cleaning the green drum of the cartridge may help temporarily. Take out the cartridge and inspect them. You may observe the lines on the green drum. Gently clean the roller/ green drum with a dry, soft, lint-free cloth wiping off the toner dots marks/ lines. (corresponding to the location where you are having a green line on the paper)
Also, make sure that the visible inside of the printer are clean and there is no spilled toner inside, which sometimes results in dots.
Moreover, streaks (thicker lines) and dots etc indicate faulty PCR Roller which is located behind the green drum inside the cartridge. Observing the PCR with the help of a sharp torch light would let you assess the condition of the PCRs at the corresponding location where lines are appearing. Replace the Cartridges one by one and inspect the prints for the changes. I think you would be able to identify the faulty cartridge/ rollers. Also, if the waste toner area is filled and/or the plastic wiper/ cleaning blade removes the leftover toner/ waste from the drum and holds the waste is worn out, it results in spilled toner usually at edges and at early stages lines only.
Moreover, the function of the fuser is to fuse the toner onto the paper and it is usually done at the end of the printing process just before the paper is ejected (and the image/ toner on the paper is just fused - not changed). The fault at the fuser area usually results in smudges, ghosted image or unbind toner (which easily gets erased when touched). The time during the printing cycle when the toner is spread on the paper, additional toner (resulting in lines) is shifted to the paper due to cartridge related issues, which results in lines. Note that after cleaning the rollers, the print quality improves and the lines disappear or lighten. Try and check if the above suggestions work.

Hope it helps! Good Luck! Thanks for using Fixya!
CreativeTECH

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I have a problem with the colour prints...there are different kind of lines all over the page..how can i clean the laser heads?is there any automatically way?


Hi,
Dots, Lines and smudges on the printouts are due to deteriorating cartridges and cleaning the green drum of the cartridge may help temporarily. Take out the cartridge and gently clean the roller/ green drum with a dry, soft, lint-free cloth wiping off the toner dots marks/ lines. (corresponding to the location where you are having a green line on the paper)
Also, make sure that the visible inside of the printer is clean and there is no spilled toner inside, which sometimes results in dots.
Moreover, streaks (thicker lines) and dots etc indicate faulty PCR Roller which is located behind the green drum inside the cartridge. Replace the Cartridge or get the PCR Roller changed by a professional.
Try cleaning the toners and see if it makes any difference. You would also have an idea about the toner drum/ parts quality etc and check if they need to be replaced. Furthermore, issues with Laser Unit like dust/ toner dust on the lenses and mirrors inside the printer usually result in faded or discolored prints. For instance, faded text/ picture at certain areas or any color missing when you print.

Hope it helps! Good Luck! Thanks for using Fixya!
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HP4+ print quality was perfect, but printer was jamming, so I replaced all the roller parts in the Maintenance Kit, which corrected all jamming! All the paper rollers and the transfer roller is now...


Run the 1/2 test.
Load paper in the manual feed tray.
Print anything that requires more than 2 sheets.
As the paper enters the printer open the top cover.
Remove the toner cartridge.
Look down at the paper.
If it looks like the problems you described, change the toner.
If it looks good, reinstall the old transfer roller and rerun the test.
If transfer roller doesn't fix it, you have a bad fuser. Put the old one in and repeat.

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What is error code 2200 on Kyrocera fs-4000dn


The drum unit is jammed. The waste toner gear is jammed from waste toner hardening. Best solution replace drum unit other wise you will have to pull up the unit and clean unit thouroughly.
Usually this problem occurs if unit is used over 300,000 prints.

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My printer kyocera fs-4000dn print a line of toner as spot


If the spot repeats it self down the page in a repetitive mark the same distance each time you have a build up or scratch on the drum or fuser roller. If the spot is about 2.5-3 inches appart each time it is the fuser roller. If it is more like 5 inches apart each time it is the drum.
If the spot looks more like a wet spot and is about 2 inches apart then you may have a build up on your developer mag roller. let me know if you need more help.

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Printing with 6 black dots on right side


If the spacing between dots are the same, then you have a dirty or bad roller. If you never had this problem prior to installing the new toner cartridge, then I would suspect you have a bad one. Try a different toner.

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Laser jet 4m


There is likely a problem with your fixing unit (also called a Fuser).

This is a device at the exit of the printer that squeezes the paper between a pressure roller and a heat roller. The heat is what "fixes" the toner onto the paper.

Either your paper is being fed crooked, or there is a problem in the fixing unit itself.

Remove your drum/toner cartridge. Look into the empty chamber of the printer and see if you can see any objects or bits of paper. Clean it out as best you can.
If your toner and drum are separate cartridges, separate them and make sure they don't have any bits of paper stuck between them. If they are both contained in one cartridge, then skip that last step.
Remove your paper tray and make sure the tabs are set correctly. There should be a tab at the back to snug tha paper length wise, and one at the side to snug the width. Setting these correctly will help prevent crooked feeding.
If you can see your paper pickup roller just over top of where the tray fits, make sure it is clean and not too badly worn.

Try printing something but turn the printer off about 1/2 way through the print cycle. Open the door and remove the drum. The sheet of paper should be stuck inside the drum. Examine it and see if it was feeding crooked. After examining it, remove it carefully and throw it in the trash. Don't touch the type as it is not fixed and will dirty your hands or clothes.

If the paper in the drum was straight, then there is a problem with your fixing unit. If the paper was crooked, then there is a pickup/feed problem.

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Poor print quality


I SUGEST YOU USE THE CLEANING FUNCTION OF THE
PRINTER TO MAKE THE PRINTING HEADS CLEAN

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