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Changes to How to fix HP Color LaserJet 2600n Fading Color Introduction

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Introduction
Over time, the laser toner leaks into the scanning element and can interfere with the printer's ability to produce consistent color. To repair this, we first must disassemble the printer to reach the scanning element, then clean the optics so the printer produces color as it was meant to. [ … ] The first time I did this repair it was with guidance from the pdf attached to the first reply in [http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/Printers-LaserJet/Color-LaserJet-2600n-Magenta-density-issue/td-p/1035242?notmigrated|this thread]
Over time, the laser toner leaks into the scanning element and can interfere with the printer's ability to produce consistent color. To repair this, we first must disassemble the printer to reach the scanning element, then clean the optics so the printer produces color as it was meant to. [ … ] The first time I did this repair it was with guidance from the pdf attached to the first reply in [http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/Printers-LaserJet/Color-LaserJet-2600n-Magenta-density-issue/td-p/1035242?notmigrated|this thread]
Time Required Min
30 minutes
Time Required Max
1 hour

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  • Phillips #1 Screwdriver x1 added.
  • Compressed Air x1 added.
  • Q-Tips x1 added.