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Old 05-26-2009, 08:06 AM   #2
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Default Re: Printer smoke?

The fuser needs replacement.

An aroma will always be emitted during fusing. Non oem cartridges seem to stink more IMO. Not to mention the toner flaked off the paper when I tried third party once so I stay away from them. There will always be an aroma during fusing if you're close enough. But visible smoke is a no no.

Larger laser printers have fuser modules to make replacement easier. Smaller consumer grade models require disassembly.

Laser printers require maintenance. They're meant to be maintained not just thrown away like inkjets. I just replaced the transfer roller, paper pick up roller, and separator pad on mine.

This printer is used right?
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