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[ ]HP Laserjet 2600n
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[ ]maintenance
Title
[ ]HP Laserjet 2600n fading color fix
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]
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30 minutes
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1 hour
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Conclusion
[ ]To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.
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Summary
[ ]Over time, this printer often begins to print magenta less vividly, particularly in the center of the page. This guide explains how to clean the scanning element so that it prints color vividly once again.

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