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Brother MCF-5440 machine error 4F

Printer started producing an ''Unable to Init'' error. I followed powered-up with the menu/set button held and the LCD reports a ''Machine Error 4F''.

What does this code mean and what is the best repair procedure/option?

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  • KittyKat2 Nov 26, 2008

    I have the same problem, mine says unable to print. The Bros website says to try disconnecting the power for several minutes, but that does not work.



    Anyone else solved this?

  • Anonymous Apr 10, 2009

    nope

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Ok


Access the internal maintenance mode by pressing the Menu/Set button, then press * 2 8 6 4 within 2 seconds. This should put you in the maintenance mode menu. Enter 80, then scroll down with the arrow down (round) key. You'll find an entry listed as purge count. If number is over 6000, enter 2 7 8 3.

This will reset the purge count value. Then the printer will restart, hopefully without the annoying cannot clean message.


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Posted on Apr 25, 2010

  • natalie2518 Oct 22, 2010

    Hi, i have the same problem, do you have a solution fo this machin errore 4f?

    I will appreciate your qiuck answer.

    Thank you
    natalie

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