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Re: [tlug] Cleaning a badly cleaned laser printer

On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 12:22 PM, Darren Cook <> wrote:
> Cleaning the fuser carefully with alcohol (actually video head cleaner),
> seems to have fixed the "ink not staying on the paper" problem. Phew.
> Michael wrote:
>> I'm not entirely sure of your situation, but you could try printing
>> pages of all black then running the printed pages back into the printer
>> a few times.  The idea is that when reheated up by the fuser the loose
>> toner will gradually start to stick to the black blob on the paper.
> I did the test print 2 or 3 times, then another clean of printer drum,
> then test print a couple more times. On the last one the black dot
> finally went. Thanks for the tip!

Very interesting!  I'll have to remember this!  Sorry I didn't pay
very close attention to the whole thread before tossing useless
suggestions on-line!


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