Cleaning the printer media path

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Cleaning the printer media path

If you are experiencing toner specks or dots on the printouts, you can use the HP LaserJet

cleaning utility to remove excess media and toner particles that can accumulate on the fuser
assembly and rollers. Cleaning the media path might extend the life of the printer.

Note

For best results use a sheet of transparency. If you do not have any transparencies, you can use copier
grade media (18 to 24 lb. or 70 to 90 g/m

2

) with a smooth surface.

1

Make sure that the printer is idle and the Ready light is on.

2

Load the media in the input tray.

3

Access the printer properties. See

Printer properties (driver)

for instructions. Click the

Configure

tab, and click

Start

in

Cleaning Page

.

The cleaning process takes approximately 2 minutes.

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