Brother HL 4040CN

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Brother HL-5440D – Reset Drum

Simply open the front cover, and hold the “GO” button until all four LED`s are lit. Release the “GO” button and close the front cover.

[Settings]>[All Settings]>[Initial Setup]>[Reset]. to display the type of reset functions, and then press the reset function you want to use. The LCD displays [Machine will reboot after resetting. Press [OK] for 2 seconds to confirm.].
Step 1: Turn on the Brother HL-5470DW. Step 2: Open the front cover of the printer by pressing the front cover release, then pulling the front cover forward. Step 3: Press and hold the green Go button for five seconds, until you see a message on the display that says Drum Clear.
Brother HL-5450DN – Reset Drum

Simply open the front cover, and hold the “GO” button until all four LED`s are lit. Release the “GO” button and close the front cover.

Drum Error typically appears when the corona wire on the drum unit needs to be cleaned or when the drum unit needs to be replaced. If you replaced the drum and the message appeared or continued to appear immediately after installing the replacement drum, click here. 1. Clean the corona wire inside the drum unit.
If your printer is churning out blurry pages, it either means that your printer drum is damaged and in need of replacement or that you need new ink toner. You can determine what the problem is by checking the toner cartridge. If the printer`s toner levels are adequate, the printer drum likely is the problem.
Press the front cover release button and then open the front cover. Reset the drum counter: Hold down the Go button until the message DRUM CLEAR is displayed on the LCD, then release the Go button. Do not reset the drum counter when you only replace the toner cartridge.
Drum Error typically appears when the corona wire on the drum unit needs to be cleaned or when the drum unit needs to be replaced. If you replaced the drum and the message appeared or continued to appear immediately after installing the replacement drum, click here. 1. Clean the corona wire inside the drum unit.
If your machine continues to display “Replace Drum” after installing a new drum, the drum counter may not have reset properly. Whenever you replace the drum unit, the drum counter needs to be reset.

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Brother DCP 7030 Drum Counter reset solution
ANSWER : can you help me mam. it doesnt work in my printer, I try several times, but the same noted toner life ends

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oki c511 drum reset, toner reset, turkey chip reset
ANSWER : If you switch off toner control, you should keep an eye on your prints, and we aware of ink quality, so filling colours as they’re emptying. Nevertheless, it’s an small disturb for the a,ount of money you’re saving ¿isn’t it?

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Brother MFC 9130cw Fuser and PF reset
ANSWER : I have a MFC-9325cw. I had the fuser and PF kit replaced but the person who replaced it did not reset the life counters for these parts. Brother was NO HELP whatsoever! I found this blog: http://yannickdekoeijer.blogspot.com/2014/11/how-to-reset-consumables-like-toners.html and also found the answer to my problem! Press #3 and #9 at the same time. Use the arrows to scroll through the menu to find the correct part and click OK, click #1 to reset.

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Brother HL-2040 Drum Light Driving Me Crazy!
ANSWER : Cleaning the drum unit with QTip dipped in alcohol did not get rid of the drum light. But I shined the inside of the printer and saw lots of toner. Cleaning it with the QTip dipped in alcohol where the drum unit would be inserted did get rid of the drum light! Saved me lots of money, I had bought two drum kits before to get rid of the drum light but it turned out the printer inside was dirty. So could have saved lots of money! Thanks to this forum for bringing it to my attention. So far this printer has been working for over 10 years and the parts are cheaper now.

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Brother HL-2170W — 2nd sheet printing causes jam
ANSWER : I tried Angry Larry’s link to Photobucket but there’s an error message. I tried rocklobster’s link to Imageshack, but it’s for a different printer. Can someone please send me the photos to fix this issue with my Brother HL-2170W? My email is [email protected] Very much appreciated!

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toner cartrigdes and drums
ANSWER : You can, but there are good knock-offs and bad ones. I’ve run into ones that come totally empty. Ones that don’t have the chips installed that identify themselves to the printer. Ones that have sat on a shelf for years and fail on installation. I could go on, but I’m sure you get the idea. I use http://directpreciseimaging.com/ Mostly because I set him up in business and he’s local to me. I have very few problems with his products.

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4F displayed on Brother 990CW printer?
ANSWER : That’s a printhead error.

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Belt Unit
ANSWER : Clean the belt with a dry paper towel. If there is something on the cartridge drums that doesn’t wipe off with a dry paper towel, dip it in alcohol. Make sure you dry it off real good afterwards.

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