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BROTHER MFC 9050 FAX MACHINE. Although toner and drum have been changed, when printing it misses about 1cm of print to the far left side of the document which makes it difficult to make out what's there. The rest of the document is also very faint.

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1.Check setting of printer to side of paper setting
2.Try to remove toner and check if the toner is coming out well

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Sounds like a bad toner cartridge. Hold it over a big trash can and shake it side to side. Use only GENUINE Brother carts.

Posted on Nov 11, 2008

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There are possibly 2 reasons why this is happening.
1. The drum unit may have been damaged in some way but I doubt it. Check fully that all contacts are in the right place at either side of the drum unit. A contact may be slightly bent.
2. Check the Transfer Roller is in its correct position. The transfer roller is the felt type roller that is positioned in the printer under where the drum unit goes. If this has got out of position then that could also cause the faint printing. Check contacts in printer are not bent.

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The Drum unit is a consumable.

Buy a new Drum from Staples , Office Max etc and replace it soon.
It will stop and refuse to print when a certain page count is reached.

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Order a new drum, part number DR520, from an office supply store or Brother (http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc/public_s/id/us/us/en/monolasermfc/mfc8460n_all/c_o/index.html?reg=us&c=us&lang=en&prod=mfc8460n_all&cao=dr ). The drum transfers the toner onto the paper and has a finite lifetime - approx. 25000 pages (1 page/job). Change the drum when the print quality decreases or the message changes to replace drum or drum end.
To replace, open the front cover and remove the drum and toner cartridge assembly (wait until the machine cools if it has been printing). Avoid the electrodes on the assembly. Hold down the lock lever and take the toner cartridge out of the drum unit. Unpack the new drum and put the toner cartridge in the new drum (when it is locked the lever should lift automatically). Place the assembly back in the all-in-one. Do not close the front cover. Press Clear/Back on the control panel. The LCD should ask "Replace Drum?". Use the up/down arrows to select 1. Yes and hit OK. When the LCD shows "Accepted", close the cover.

I hope this helps.

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Hello,
The loud clicking noise is either the toner cartridge or the paper feed. If the jam occurs in the drum and toner cartridge then I recommend changing the toner.
If the paper is not being fed at all then you need to have the paper feed kit replaced.
Thanks,
Pat

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I have a Brother mfc-8440. It prints light on the


Usually when it prints light on one side and normal on the other, it's either the drum (which you replaced) a dirty corona wire, or the toner is unevenly distributed in the cartridge. You can removed the toner cartridge and gently drop it from a distance of about 4-5 inches to dislodge any caked up toner. This is normal in a cartridge that has sat a while or if the fax machine is in a room with high humidity.
Hope this answers your question and best of luck.
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Your brother can send faxes without printing the pages try your computer just you should download the driver.

You can download the driver from this link: " http://download.cnet.com/Brother-MFC-8220-USB/3000-2118_4-65318.html ".

About the lines which appear on the print, you will have to buy a Drum unit for your Brother 575, because the drum cleaning blade has quit working and there is no other way to fix this only by putting a new drum unit.

note:
the drum unit is different from the toner cartridge, but if you search good you can find them together for lower price.

Please rate me

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pull out your drum unit and look inside machine above where the drum would be. you should see a black assembly that runs left to right with a "****" glass. may need a flashlight. clean that glass off with a clean rag. sometimes toner "scatter" will get on glass and cause this.

let us know,
razors

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when you open the front door to replace your toner. The part that you put your toner in is the drum unit. pull that out. Remove the toner cart. blow the unit out.
( DO THIS OUT SIDE, TONER WILL BLOW OUT OF THE DRUM UNIT )
On the top of the drum unit there is a blue or green slide lever move the lever back & fourth 15-20 times.
re blow out the machine with drum unit out.
Reinstall the drum,
make 5 copies ( 1st feow will be bad hope thay will get better )
If not need to determan if the drum is bad or the fuser asm is cuasing the problum.
( part that melts the toner on to the paper )
Need to do a 1/2 print test.
1. make a copie or do a report
2. when the paper is 1/2 way thrugh the machine but not in to the fuser open front cover.
( may need to tray a coupel of times to do ot right )
3 look at the paper see if marks are on the paper.
( If not then the fuser is bad. if the marks are there the drum is bad )

Hope this help's

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Printing Faxes


try another drum unit.

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