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Reset all models of Brother Printers

Applicable for all models of Brother Printers. Sorry, I still not yet tried this method because very difficult to get Brother Printer, this is possible cause of the printer is not popular printer. For everyone that having Brother Printer, I hope this post can assist your.

  1. Disconnect the power cord from your Brother Printer.
  2. Press Set button, while holding the Set button re-connect the power to your printer
  3. The Error code will be display "Machine Error 46′
  4. If the Error code appear, press the "arrow up button" ( ^ ) there will be numbers that are going to be display.
  5. Choose 8 then press Set Button
  6. Press Arrow Up button again then choose Zero (0) and press Set Button Again, now you will enter Service Mode.
  7. Press "Mono Key/Button" 25 times or until "Purge Counter Appear"
  8. Now press arrow up (^) again then choose "2′ press Set Button
  9. Press Arrow Up (^) again then choose "7′ press Set Button
  10. Press Arrow Up (^) again then choose "8′ press Set Button
  11. Press Arrow Up (^) again then choose "3′ press Set Button
  12. The purge counter will be reset to Zero.
  13. Now Press Stop/Exit Button
  14. You will return to Machine Error 46
  15. Press Arrow Up (^) then choose 9 press Set Button
  16. Press Arrow Up (^) again then once more choose 9 press Set Button
  17. Your Printer will reset then wait until it power up again.

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