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Fax copies come in too light to read

I replaced the cartridge on the fax machine and the fax copies are too light to read. I am not sure if the ribbon on the cartridge is moving with the paper.

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I don't want to be 1 of them to say is it a generic ribbon. Ribbon transfer fax's are touch ie on melting the print on the ribbon on to the paper. tried selling the ginaric ribbons did not work well.

If it is a brother ribbon then the blue latch levers my be creaked if the print is only on 1 1/2 of the paper.

hope this helps

Posted on Feb 02, 2009


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How do you load a new ink cartridge?

Replacing the Print Cartridge
1 Open the front cover, and then open the top cover by pressing the blue levers on both sides of the top cover.
2 Remove the old print cartridge containing the used ribbon and dispose of it.
3 Remove the plastic stopper from the new print cartridge.
Note You can reuse the print cartridge until it breaks. If you purchased refill ribbons, follow the instructions that came with them.
4 Turn the black spool on the right clockwise to tighten the ribbon as shown.
5 Install the new print cartridge by inserting the recessed first, and then placing
the cartridge into its four holders.
6 Press down on both sides of the top cover to close it securely.
7 Close the front cover.
Brother Customer Service at 1-800-284-4329 (in USA) or 1-877-BROTHER (in Canada).
Vertical Black Lines When Receiving
The sender's scanner may be dirty. Ask the sender to make a copy to see if the
problem is with the sending machine. Try receiving from another fax machine.
If the problem continues, call Brother Customer Service at 1-800-284-4329
(in USA) or 1-877-BROTHER (in Canada).
You can save money by purchasing the 2-PK Refill Ribbon Rolls (PC302RF).
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How is the copy when you try to just make a copy of something? If it copies good, then it might be the senders machine.
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