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C73x & X73x — Transfer Belt Module Leak

Document ID:SO6627

Usergroup :External


C73x; X73x; TBM Leak; X734de; X736de; X738de; C734dn; C736n; Wide, dark color band; Band of color


Defect Symptom

Transfer Belt Module (TBM) Leak refers to wide, dark (Gray, Purple, or mixed color) bands, located near the center of the page, extending from the top to the bottom of the page.

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  1. Perform the "Color Adjust" procedure in the "Quality" menu.
  2. If the defect is a single color (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, or Black), replace the toner cartridge.
  3.  If the defect is gray, purple, or some other mixture of colors, remove the transfer belt module and determine whether it is full of toner. 
  4. The transfer belt module will leak when full, and must be replaced.



Contacting Lexmark

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