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Brother mfc-420cn Good morning, My printer is saying " Unable to PRINT, Trouble Shooting and routine maintainance in Users guide" I don't have my user guide. Please help Scott

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This is two ways for screen this error: 1. mechanical problems 2. absorber counter full If you don't hear ubnormal sounds from your printer, you must clear counter for absorber.

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In the guide, for the error you quote Brothers guidance is to check for a stuck piece paper, however it also states that if the printhead is hard over to one side (righthand side if memory serves me correct), then to contact Brother. If you do so, Brother will tell you it needs to be serviced by a Brother agent, which will likely cost you more than a new one !

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Hi
I have put a PDF files on my website for you to download.

Just click on the links it will download for you.

Click LINK= http://www.4all2sell.com/pdf/Brother-MFC-420CN-Manual.pdf

You will need a adobe reader to see this file If you not got an PDF reader you can download it off this link free.
http://www.adobe.com/products/reader/

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