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Brother mfc 9880 First message.... "Pls close cover" followed by... "machine error 71"

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error 71 is a problem with the polygon motor which is in the laser unit. This error usually means that you would need the laser unit replaced.
I'd suggest calling out an engineer.

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error 71 indicates problem with the laser unit motor.. 80% is the motor problem and 20% could be the LVPS board... make sure all the cover and interlock switch are close properly.. as any interlock switch which are not close properly will effect the voltage to the motor..

Posted on May 28, 2010

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According to Brother Solution Center:

The machine may not work properly because of the condensation inside of the machine caused by a temperature differential between the inside and the outside of the machine.
To clear the error message please follow the steps below:
  1. Keep the machine's power on and open the front cover.

  2. Leave the front cover open for 30 minutes.

  3. Close the front cover.

  4. Turn off the machine's power switch and turn it on again.
If you are satisfied, please rate or/and leave a testimonial. Thanks!

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error 71 indicates problem with the laser unit motor.. 80% is the motor problem and 20% could be the LVPS board... make sure all the cover and interlock switch are close properly.. as any interlock switch which are not close properly will effect the voltage to the motor..

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I think the machine is telling you to look inside for a foreign object or scrap of paper:

1) Turn the machine OFF
2) Open the cover
3) Carefully inspect inside for a bit of torn paper, staple, paperclip or other such foreign object - gently clear any problem materials. Do not touch internal parts if possible. Use tweezers for small hard-to-grasp objects.
4) Close the cover, and power ON
5) If the MFC cannot reset itself, or if no foreign material is found, the machine should report an error code, for example "Machine Error XX"
6) From this code, brother support should be able to diagnose and help with your problem

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Mfc9880 machine error 71


error 71 is a problem with the polygon motor which is in the laser unit. This error usually means that you would need the laser unit replaced.
I'd suggest calling out an engineer.

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