Printer Troubleshooting

How To Fix Faint Print For Kyocera FS-4000

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Productivity and dependability in a desktop printer is an essential component for many fast-paced businesses. The new FS-4000 ECOSYS Printer offers both with output speeds of up to 47 pages per minute and an industry best 300,000 page preventive maintenance interval.

But like any gadget, printer error and issues are inevitable. Issues that are work-halting and quality reduction should be solved quickly. To do this, one must have basic know-how in troubleshooting and fixing printing issues. For example, getting a faint print from a high quality printer is a common problem. Fixing it can be done quickly without asking for professional assistance.

What is worst than a faulty printer is not having any clue on how to deal with it. Learn troubleshooting techniques and printer maintenance tips from this blog.

Faint Print is usually caused by improper seating of the developer assembly or toner cartridge. In this case a print drum which is Kyocera Tk-320.

To fix faint print for Kyocera FS-4000, follow the steps below.

Before anything else, make sure to turn off the printer. Unplug it and let it cool down.

Detaching and refitting the developer unit and toner cartridge procedure:

  1. Open the top cover.
  2. Open the MP tray.
  3. Lift up on the toner cartridge and the Deleveloper unit will come with it.
  4. Remove the toner cartridge and the developer unit.
  5. Check or replace the developer unit and toner cartridge.
  6. Clean the developer seat. Dusting it should be enough.
  7. Reseat all the removed parts properly.
  8. Close the MP tray and the top cover.

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These steps may be able to help you fix the problem. Faint print may also occur when you run out of toner. If so, you may replace the toner cartridge with a brand new one. When looking for an inexpensive alternative, you may use compatible Tk-320 cartridge. But if problems persist, consult a technician.

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2 Comments

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    Alojamiento web
    August 27, 2016 at 8:34 am

    None of the above seems to give a permanent fix to the fading black print. Anyway I m happy to print lightly in black and white for most prints as it saves on toner.

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    Web Hosting
    June 18, 2017 at 2:13 am

    The transfer roller can still pop out and we include instructions with our printers for re-installing the transfer roller if that occurs. Color LaserJets are a bit trickier to troubleshoot in regards to light print than black and white printers.

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