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Failure to Allign

When trying to allign the black bar at top of page will smear on the left side. When trying to print a regular page of black & color the first couple of pages will print OK and then the black starts to get lighter and the print becomes to light to read.

The printer was purchased in April of this year and is under extended contract. But if there is a quick fix I would like to get on with the printing.

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This could be the Fuser Assembly. The Fuser is the unit that heats up and makes the toner ahere to the paper. The fact that it is smearing, means that the Fuser is not heating correctly. I would call for service on it.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

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1 Make sure you remove the sticker and transparent tape from both print

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2 Make sure the color print cartridge is secure in the left carrier and the black

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Are you using a refill cartridge? It would be best to allign after installing the cartridges?

Since most cartridges today have electronic contacts on them, if you dirtied them before installing the cartridge, it is possible that this could affect the performance, you might want to take the cartridge out and clean the contacts with rubbing alcohol.

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Hope it's work
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