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The printer is showing CHANGE UNABLE 51. I dont have the user manual anymore. How do I get it working normally again??

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ERROR 51 MEANS THAT YOU NEED A NEW PRINT HEAD.YOU MUST CONTACT YOUR BROTHER SERVICE CENTER

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Hi Ok try this it may work.


1.Go Menu
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Try different values, eg change to 000000 or 0000010
BUT remember original code to get back to

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