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i keep getting lines of spotting?

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i keep getting lines of spotting?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Electronics
Expert:  *ElectronicsTech replied 3 years ago.
My name isXXXXX will assist you.
I am sorry to hear that you are having this issue.
What is the brand name and model of your copier?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

HP Color Laserjet cp1215

Expert:  *ElectronicsTech replied 3 years ago.
Please try this and let me know>Identify the problem print cartridge

Follow these steps print a Print quality troubleshooting page to identify which print cartridge is causing the issue.
Click the Windows Start icon, click All Programs , click HP , click your product, and then click HP Color LaserJet CP1215 Series Toolbox .

1.Open Toolbox .
2.Click the Help folder, and then click the Troubleshooting page.
3.Click Print , to print the page.

The page prints five bands of color, which are divided into four overlapping sections. By examining each section, you can isolate the problem to a particular print cartridge.

Figure 4: Print quality troubleshooting page bands
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Illustration: Print quality troubleshooting bands.
1 - Yellow
2 - Cyan
3 - Black
4 - Magenta

If a mark or line appears in only one section, replace the print cartridge that corresponds to that section.

If a mark or line appears in more than one section, replace the print cartridge that matches the color of the mark or line.

Replace the problem print cartridge and try printing again
These steps are only basic instructions for installing a new print cartridge. If you prefer detailed steps, see step-by-step instructions on replacing print cartridges (c01548609) (in English).

1.Remove the old print cartridge.
2.Remove the new print cartridge from its packaging.
3.Remove the orange, plastic shield from the bottom of the new print cartridge. Do not remove the protective tape from the print cartridge yet.
4.Insert the new print cartridge into its color-coded slot.
5.Pull the tab on the left side of the print cartridge straight up to completely remove the protective tape.
6.Wait until the product is idle and silent, and then try the print job again
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