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Black Line in scans

I have had my 1610 for close to a couple years had been great, but lately I have had a black line running through the middle of my scans. I have tried reseting to factory defaults and unplugging it too.

Anyone have any solutions to my problem?

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You'll have to take it apart and get at the scanning unit (the little light that moves back and forth.  They don't make a manual for that (that I can find) so it'll be a bear to figure out. 

But once you get it apart, clean the scanner (lights) and any mirrors you can find.  Then clean the glass.  And look at where the scanner rests when you're not using the copier.  On the underside of the glass, just above this point, you'll see a white strip.  Make sure it's clean.

Oh...this is assuming that it only happens with copies and not with computer prints.

Posted on Oct 30, 2007

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