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Black spots on my documents Brother HL-1440

We have a Brother HL-1440 that leaves tiny black spots on the paper. It doesn't do it all the time only when we have something that is Really Important. Thanks for any suggestions.

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  • chrisstan May 23, 2008

    i have black and maginta spots. The maginta spots showed up after i replaced the toner cartridge. HELP!



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It can only be the drum unit or the toner unit, both are normal consumables, sound's like the drum is the problem to me I'd change that to fix.

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