F4180 printer has black line

By ltbritt ·
When a copy is made there is a solid black line running down the entire length of the copy usually on the left side. Any one having this problem and does anyone know how to fix it?

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In an inkjet printer

by robo_dev In reply to F4180 printer has black l ...

A solid line typically means there is ink leaking onto the feed rollers of the printer.

The fix would be to clean the rollers, make sure that the cartridges are properly seated and that the waste-ink recovery system is working correctly.

Inkjet printers typically have a waste-ink recovery system: either a recovery tank or a little sponge (called an 'absorber') that is under the print head.

If the absorber is soaked with ink it will leak onto the page. Your absorber may be full...

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