asked Jan 6, 2001 at 11:46pm
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toner wash on margin-LaserWriter360

Hi, my trusty old LaserWriter Select 360 developed a wash of toner on the left margin.

I tried pulling the cartridge and tilting it, to no avail. It is continuous along the margin though sometimes it is wider than at others. Usually around 3/4 inch.

The cartridge is fairly new, and the text is crisp.

Any ideas appreciated,


Only 2 things can cause it. The cartridge or the fuser assy. Pull the cartridge out and look at the drum. If you see the problem there, it's a bad cartridge. If not, you'll have to take the top off (2 screws in front and 2 in back) and look at the fuser roller.
by moe on Jan 7, 2001 at 10:39am Add comment
Thanks, Moe

I looked at the drum --opening the flap that the directions printed on the flap said NOT to open.

I could see an obvious streak of ink on it.

What next? new cartridge? :-(

by Bonnie on Jan 7, 2001 at 10:33pm Add comment
That would fix it.
by moe on Jan 8, 2001 at 8:20am Add comment