Brother MFC 8840DN

How to Identify and Fix Common Problems ?

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The No Toner message appears if the toner cartridge or the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly is not installed correctly. Remove the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly. Remove the toner cartridge from the drum unit, and reinstall the toner cartridge back in the drum unit.
Verify you are using a NEW toner cartridge.

Swapping toner cartridges from one machine to another or installing a partially used toner cartridge may cause this problem. If you install a partially used toner cartridge, your Brother machine is unable to recognize toner consumption correctly which will cause this problem.

Locate the waste toner container sensor near the bottom of the Waste Toner Container. Clean the transparent plastic square. Clean the black sensors inside the printer, where the waste toner container sensor is located during normal operation. Power on the printer without the Waste Toner Container installed.
If you install a new toner cartridge but the “Toner Low”, “Replace Toner” or “Toner Ended” error indication remains, the toner cartridge may not be installed correctly. Reinstall the toner cartridge, referring to the instructions on how to replace the toner cartridge.
– If a toner cartridge from another machine was installed (even if there`s still toner left in the used cartridge), the message `Toner Empty` or `Toner Low` will continue to appear on the display. To clear the message a new, genuine Brother toner must be installed.
The Toner (Yellow) LED is flashing. The Drum, Paper and Ready LEDs are off. The toner cartridge is not installed correctly. Remove the drum unit, remove the toner cartridge from the drum unit, and put the toner cartridge back into the drum unit.
Once a cartridge has been used until it is empty the chip records that the cartridge has no remaining ink or toner and so when it`s refilled, the chip needs to be reset. If this isn`t done, then the printer will fail to recognise the cartridge.
Press the button on the chip-reset tool for several seconds until the LED light on the device goes off. Then, unlock the reset tool from the cartridge. Use the resetter with other cartridges and install them back into the corresponding slots in your printer. Voila!
To fix toner streaks, first, print several blank pages to see if it fixes the print quality. Next, try cleaning the internal components of the printer such as the laser scanner/mirrors. If this doesn`t work, re-install the toner cartridge.
If you install a new toner cartridge but the “Toner Low”, “Replace Toner” or “Toner Ended” error indication remains, the toner cartridge may not be installed correctly. Reinstall the toner cartridge, referring to the instructions on how to replace the toner cartridge.
[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.].

Relevant Questions and Answers :

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Brother toner cartridge low toner override
ANSWER : Thank you. You are a genius. Of course this is not a substitute for cartridge replacement but it is great for extending the life of the color cartridges and allowing you to continue to print until you can get new cartridges.

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Brother toner cartridge low toner override
ANSWER : follow these steps:

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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 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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Brother HL-2270DW thinks it's out of toner
ANSWER : Thank you, Phiolle! Phiolle’s method works quite well!

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brother mfc 7420 toner life end message
ANSWER : Thanks a million. I tried all the other tricks and nothing worked. This worked perfectly on my MFC 8810. I wich I would have known this a long time ago

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Please help! Replace toner message keeps coming up! Brother DCM-1510
ANSWER : It’s a laser printer, there is no ink. You are going about it the wrong way. Watch this video. You can just skip the first part and go to 1:30 into the video. http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1yakq1_how-to-refill-and-reset-brother-hl-1110-hl-1112-hl-1112a-dcp-1510-dcp-1512e-mfc-1810_tech

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