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Dark spots on my paper

When we print we get dark spotts on the paper that look like tire tracks down the entire right side of the paper. the dark spot is about 1 1/2 inches wide. Do you have any suggestions on what is wrong? We have tried to clean this ourself by cleaning anything in site that was dirty. No Luck. We even had our computer guy look at it and he had no luck.

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You should clean the developer unit, it's placed behind the toner cassette. Pull the toner cassette out first, than pull the developer unit out and clean toner spots on it's roller.

Posted on Dec 26, 2013

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    Milos Dec 26, 2013

    You should clean the developer unit, it's placed behind the toner cassette. Pull the toner cassette out first, than pull the developer unit out and clean toner spots on it's roller.

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Is there a corona wire sliding cleaner on the drum assy? if so it should be firmly at the correct end of its travel - on some printers if it is inboard it will print aline down the side

Posted on May 11, 2007

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