Tip & How-To about Brother MFC 210C All-In-One InkJet Printer
Here's the instruction for ALL brother inkjet printers (mfc/dcp is equal) when printer shows unable to clean (error 46)
You need a new ink absorber box which can be purchased from a brother service partner near your home.
Search the brother homepage of your country:
www.brother.com (choose your country)
If you have got the spare part (ink absorber box) you have to open the printer:
(use google for translation german)
Do NOT clean the old one! It cant be cleaned: The felt wont take up ink anymore and will stain the machine from inside and the furniture beneath the printer.
After replacing the eeprom of the printer needs reset:
(dcp: use arrow-up and set key to choose the digits. e.g. arrow-up til 8 then set arrow up til 0 then set
mfc: use the fax-number keys.
Stop-button will always go back to maintenance, if you have done wrong)
press menu then start bk-copy then fourtimes arrow up quickly after another.
machine will switch to maintenance mode and light(s) will flash.
press 8 0
press start bk-copy until PURGE 64xx
press 2 7 8 3
Purgecount will be 0000
press 9 9 to leave the maintenance mode.
After the mfc/dcp comes up again in normal state the error has disappeared
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