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Drum life low replace soon Error Message - Panasonic KX-MB781 All-In-One Laser Printer

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I already answered this at some other place here - but just to make sure the word gets out there:

There is a little special (white) gear on the outer left side of the drumkit - a little bit below where the toner sits. That gear joins with toner assembly - and you can rotate it counterclockwise all the way back. This should reset the drum counter - worked for me!

I hope it also does the trick for you ;-)

Posted on May 04, 2009

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How to fix brother printer drum error troubleshooting and routine maintenance


I still receive the error message "Replace Drum", "Drum End Soon", "Drum Near End", or "Drum Stop" after I replace the drum unit with a new one. The following error messages will continue to appear if the drum counter was not reset when you replace the drum unit with a new one.
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  • Drum End Soon
  • Drum Near End
  • Drum Stop
To clear these error messages, you need to reset the drum counter as instructed below.

If you want to clear an error message related to the toner replacement, click here to see how to clear an error message after you replaced the toner cartridge.
"What is the difference between the toner cartridge and the drum unit?"

Please reset the drum counter only when you replace the drum unit. If you reset the drum counter during the life of the drum unit currently being used, the remaining drum life will not be displayed accurately.
  1. Make sure that the machine is turned on.
  2. Open the front cover.
  3. Press Clear or Clear/Back on the control panel.?
    NOTE: The layout of a control panel differs depending on the model, but the Clear or Clear/Back button is located on the right side of the LCD screen as shown in illustration.
  4. Do one of the following.

    • If your Brother machine has a numeric keypad:
      Press 1 to reset the drum counter.
    • If your Brother machine doesn't have a numeric keypad:
      Press the Up Arrow Key to reset the drum counter.
  5. When the LCD shows Accepted, close the front cover.

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I HAVE C5500 OKI PRINTER AND THE ERROR SAYS REPLACE IMAGE DRUM 561:M DRUM LIFE I PUT IN NEW MAGELN AND STILL HAS THAT MESSAGE


oki printer c5950 fix new cartridge & drum coming error replace image drum 561:m drum life

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How do i reset ricoh sp 1200s drum unit


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What does a belt life ends soon mean, on a brother MFC 9440ch color laser printer?


Are you sure of the error message? The Brother printers that I have used have Drum Ends Soon and Change Belt messages.

The Brother MFC-9440CN has a belt that can be replaced. The Belt unit has an life expectancy of ~50000 pages. The belt unit is part BU100CL and costs a bit over $150 at office supply stores. Amazon.com and some other stores have the unit for under $100. http://www.amazon.com/Brother-BU-100CL-HL-4040CN-HL-4070CDW-Series/dp/B000SC245E is one source.

When the unit says Change Belt Unit, follow the directions from the manual's maintenance section to replace the belt unit. See page 178 (page 189 of the PDF) http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/files/dlf/doc002252/mfc9440_usa_usr_b.pdf . You have to remove the Drum and then the Belt Unit. Then slide in the new Belt Unit and replace the Drum unit. Then close the printer and turn it on. Finally reset the counter from the Machine Info sub menu (press Menu 8 4 and select the Belt Unit and press OK. Then press 1 followed by Stop/Exit).

If you mean the Drum Unit, that is part DR-110CL and costs over $175 at the office supply stores. Order this part when the Drum End Soon message appears and replace it if the print quality deteriorates (or when you have the new drum). The Drum Life is ~17000 pages. The steps start on page 166 (182 of the PDF). You need to remove the old Drum unit. Then remove the toner cartridges from the drum. Prepare the new Drum Unit, including putting the cartridges in the new Drum. Then replace the Drum unit and reset the counter.

I hope this helps.

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Drum life low


This message is warning that the photo drum is nearly worn out and needs to be replaced soon.

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What does a "K Drum Life" warning mean?


Meaning the life of the k drum is near and you need to replaced it soon or later
other message like below need attention



ecblank.gif C DRUM LIFE REMAINING nn% ecblank.gif M DRUM LIFE REMAINING nn% ecblank.gif Y DRUM LIFE REMAINING nn% ecblank.gif BELT LIFE REMAINING nn% ecblank.gif FUSER LIFE REMAINING nn% ecblank.gif K TONER REMAINING nn% ecblank.gif C TONER REMAINING nn% ecblank.gif M TONER REMAINING nn% ecblank.gif Y TONER REMAINING nn%

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Change drum soon


Open the front panel.Press and hold the clear button.When "Drum replaced"shows on the lcd panel select yes.The message will be reset.If you experiece any lines in the future you will have to replace the drum catridge.

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How do you reset memory board for muratec f-320 . I am trying to get rid of an error message"Replace drum unit printer not useable". Installed new drum unit and still gives the same error message.


Before doing complete Memory clear try the following...
Press..PROGRAM,*,*,I(thats the letter I),then ENTER.
That should reset it. Only replace the new drum into the machine when the machine says "Replace Drum"...NOT when it says "replace drum soon".
As a last resort a complete memory clear is PROGRAM,*,3.....but be warned this will clear all memory back to factory defaults "except" the Life Monitor which has the counters.

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Drum life low replace soon Error Message


I already answered this at some other place here - but just to make sure the word gets out there:

There is a little special (white) gear on the outer left side of the drumkit - a little bit below where the toner sits. That gear joins with toner assembly - and you can rotate it counterclockwise all the way back. This should reset the drum counter - worked for me!

I hope it also does the trick for you ;-)

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Changing the drum


I fixed the problem (following the user's guide).
1. After reinstalling the new drum unit into the printer, keep the front cover open.
2. Press "Clear/Back" on the machine
3. Press "1" and when the LCD shows "Accepted", close the front cover.


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