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Below are instructions that I have found from the internet. Hope that they will help.
Open the front cover of the printer.
Hold down the Go button for 4 seconds until all the LEDs light up. Then release the Go button
Remove the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly.
Replace the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly back into the printer.
Close the front cover of the printer
Your drum unit should now be reset
MFC / DCP PRINTER SERIES
1.Remove the drum unit and toner cartridge. Wait 1 or 2 minutes.
2.Replace the drum unit and toner cartridge into printer.
3.The error message "Change Drum Soon/Drum end soon" will continue to appear if the drum counter was not reset when you replace the drum unit.
4.To clear this error message, you need to reset the drum counter as instructed below.
5.Make sure that the machine is turned on.
For MFC users: To confirm you are installing a new drum, press 1. For DCP users To confirm you are installing a new drum, press the Up Arrow key
7.When the LCD shows Accepted, close the front cover.
8.Your drum is now reset.
Resetting the drum unit will not improve print quality. It only resets your drum and allows you to continue to print. You decide when to replace the drum unit not the manufacturer!
This indicator is for the drum unit, not the toner cartridge. The drum unit is the assermbly that the toner cartridge is inserted into when being replaced. The drum unit is replaced about every 18,000 pages so after about 5 to 10 toners have been replaced.
Here is a picture of the drum unit.
This is sometimes just the toner not being even in the cartridge. It can also be a problem with the image drum or fuse wire unit.
If you take the toner cartridge out and gent shake it side to side this will redistribute the toner in the cartridge. Put it back in and do a test print to see if that fixed your problem This should only happen when the toner gets low. You can get this from moving the printer printing most things along one side and other pretty normal stuff.
If after this the image is still light on the one side then it can a problem with the image drum or fuse wire. they are just as easy to replace as the toner unit but tend to be worth more. The wire is not that bad but still can be a few $$ and is rarely the problem. If it looks like the problem is in the image drum then I'd check out replacement cost of a laser printer. There are some pretty capable printers selling for pretty cheap these days. An image drum is worth about $125 and up and the fuse kit about $120
I already answered this at some other place here - but just to make sure the word gets out there:
There is a little special (white) gear on the outer left side of the drumkit - a little bit below where the toner sits. That gear joins with toner assembly - and you can rotate it counterclockwise all the way back. This should reset the drum counter - worked for me!
To change the drum you have to slide the plattened cover to the left,like you do when removing a paper jam,open the top cover,you will see a handle that you pull to remove the defeloping and drum unit,remove the drum and def unit.
The drum is attached by two clips on top of def unit,unlock the drum from the def by releasing that clips,slide te drum protecktion plate to the rear and remove the drum.insert the new drum by reversing this steps.
If your image of your copies is not bad you can remove the waste toner in the drum unit before replacing it.On top of the drum there are two plugs open them and remove the waste toner,make sure you remove all of the waste toner.Then that message will go away.
Dust on drum refers to as you correctly stated the wire, it carries a electric charge that transfers the image. If the wire gets contaminated the electricity dont flow right so dust on drum is desplayed, you drum cart is faulty, they are not repairable items, go buy another then claim new/old one as faulty from them. Um aH.