Drum light flashing yellow means the drum is near it's end-of-life. There is some life left in the drum at this point. Do the following to get some more mileage out of your current drum and also when you finally do replace it (this resets the drum counter):
Printer on and paper loaded
Press and hold blue button until all LEDs light up
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No, remanufactured cartridges are just as good, and better for the environment if you get them from a reputable dealer. I buy all my toner cartridges from Qtoner.com and am very happy with them after trying a lot of other knock off non quality refurbished toner cartridges. You just have to find the right vendor.
With brothers, you have to manually tell the printer that you changed it. It tells you how in your owners manual. If you can't find it let me know and I can walk you through it to the best of my ability.
When all lights flash it's a service problem. You press and hold the go button and see what lights are on then.error light means main PCB failure, Toner light means fuser failure, drum light means laser failure. Toner and error light means main motor error, drum plus error light means its a fan failure.
when the printer give you a yellow flash that should be means a fault happen so you have to do the following:
1- check if any messages appears on your computer when you trying to print something that should be help you. if not go to step 2
2- black paper may be come from the (P.C.R.) that is the charger of the drum, so if you can open your cartridge and check the charger at the op of the drum that will be good and if not you may change the cartridge and check again.
3- Also, you can release the cartridge and look inside the printer may be you can find something wrong or something need to fix
4- Other wise go to hp help center
light is blinking, and the
printer stops printing.
The print cartridge is
empty or missing.
The printer cannot
detect the print
1. Reinsert or replace the print cartridge.
2. If the print-cartridge light is still blinking but the
Attention light is not on, turn the printer off and
then back on.
3. If the problem persists, repeat the above steps
with yellow print cartridges until the error is
4. If the problem persists, replace the printcartridge
E-label reader, which is located on the
pressure assembly of the print-cartridge
On the alarm and data light blinking, it is saying the toner cartridge is empty. You will need to replace it. Once in a while you can remove the toner cartridge and shake it and have it work for a little while longer. This does not work all the time however.
If you can't get it to work by shaking it, you will need to purchase a new toner cartridge.
When you have the new cartridge, you will need to slide the blue corona wire cleaner back and forth. This is just in front of the toner cartridge in the drum unit on the top of the drum unit. There is a small light blue colored piece of plastic with an arrow in it that you will just push back and forth. This will help the drum unit do its job better.