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Brother DCP-135C MAGENTA not printing tried cleaning as per menu 4 times but still not printing. Have tried 2 new cartridges but as made no difference

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  • Anonymous Nov 24, 2008

    I have the same problem with CYAN blue. I have followed the manual meticulously. I have gone through the head cleaning exercise X 4 and then the ink replacement process three times. The last time I replaced all the inks, but still the blue will not print.



    has anyone any thoughts?

  • samanthab1 Jan 12, 2009

    I just replace the black and the color cartridge in my d135, but the magenta isn't printing. I've cleaned the printheads twice, but still no magenta. Anyone been able to fix this problem?

  • luaep Jan 17, 2009

    I have the same problem.  After replacing the ink cartridge for magenta, it cannot be printed.  

  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2009

    I have the same problem, I replaced all ink, all color printed except black

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What you have to do is flush the head externally, then get an eye droper remove the plastic spout ,now you will only have the rubber resivoir. squese the rubber and place over the print head . when you release the rubber your creating a vacume wich will draw out the dried ink. repeat about 5 times on the entire head then flush with cartridge flush .....pretty messy so have lots of tissue paper and gloves.

reasemle head and case run the cleaning process 3 times and you will be smiling.

ps make sure you have lots of ink in your cartridge or you will have to redo the process again.....good luck
All Brother printer have this problem with the red ink.

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Can someone have a video or somethink so show how to do this please..?

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I have a brother DCP-135c printer. the magenta ink not printing


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Using far too much ink


This came from brothers website:

The Yellow ink cartridge yield is up to 300 pages @ 600 x 150 dpi when printing at 5% coverage on A4 sized paper.
The Magenta ink cartridge yield is up to 300 pages @ 600 x 150 dpi when printing at 5% coverage on A4 sized paper.
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