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CHANGE DRUM SOON

I replaced my toner cartridge with the factory TN-350 when the error message "CHANGE DRUM SOON" appeared and no ink showed up on the print function.

Since then, I still get the Change drum soon error and Dust on Drum errors, subsequently, it doesn't allow me to print or copy...I hope its allowing my faxes to go through, as there is no confirmation printed.

I have used canned air to clean the inside of the machine and I have replaced the cartridge a couple of times .

On occasion, i can pull down the front cover and close it which allows the machine to function properly for whatever event I am doing, but its not happening anymore.

It will take copies into the memory, but won't print the copies.

HELP, need to get some work done.
Glenn

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You need to change the drum on your printer. Part # DR-350.

Thanks and please take a moment to rate as fixya.

Posted on Nov 06, 2008

  • jeffpilote Feb 03, 2011

    I changed the drum (and cartridge before) too and I still get the message... Do I have to reset it or something?
    Thnx
    Jeff

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