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Toner life end

I put a new toner cartridge in on Tuesday and worked fine yesterday got an error message saying toner life end what do I need to do.
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  • DocViking Dec 06, 2008

    I have replaced the toner cartridge and I continue to receive the message "Toner life end....replace with new cartridge.

  • Anonymous Dec 09, 2008

    can't seem to find clear botton?

  • bhuggins Dec 17, 2008

    same message, and also can not find any button that says "clear"

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Try this:

Open the cover, leaving everything inside. Press Options, then *00 to reset the fax.

If that doesn't work:

Open the front cover and remove the cartridge and drum. Turn off the fax. On the right-hand side of the cartridge, there is a round hole that is covered with a clear plastic or glass. Cover that hole up with tape, put the cartridge back in the drum, and put them back into the fax, and turn it back on.

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Open the toner door and hold down the clear button.

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