C73x & X73x — Late-Life Backgrounding: Haze, Dirty Page, Splotches Over Entire Page
|Lexmark C734n||Lexmark C736n||Lexmark X734de|
|Lexmark X736de||Lexmark X738de|
All your printed pages exhibit a late-life backgrounding effect completely over the entire printout. This effect is also known as dirty pages, haze page, splotches that cover the entire page, or toner background. See sample image below.
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NOTE: For more information, please see KB Solutions ID: SO5338.
A nearly empty toner cartridge or an end-of-life photoconductor is the most likely cause of this issue, hence the term "late-life".
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