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Temperature problem Help My printer reads low temperature allow to warm up to room temperature It's been saying that for about an hour. It was working fine earlier in the day What should I do

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  • Sweetfa Nov 01, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem. Leaving the printer for many hours makes no difference. Even turning off and leaving a day before turning on again does not help. Occurred about a week out of warrantee.

  • Anonymous Nov 16, 2008

    I even tried using a hair dryer to warm it up. Site says it won't operate under 50 degrees. There is no way it is below 50 in here and with the added heat, it really doesn't make sense.

  • tane1 Nov 26, 2008

    My machine says allow to warm to room temperature, i have left machine on for several days this does not help, perhaps it is a malfunctioning sensor ?

  • mmsm1967 Apr 11, 2009

    Hi im having the same problem I tried the hair dryer trick as well (great minds) but still no good not happy >>>>>>Jan!!!
    Looks like I wont be buying another brother printer...

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I had the exact same problem, but after some fiddling around i found that if u unplug the USB cord from the printer itself, that it will print what ever you were trying to print,, it will still say low temp... but you can at least get a few prints out of it, even if you do have to unplug the cord every once in a while :)

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