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Help me solve machine error 41on my brother mfc-3420c.

My brother mfc-3420 displays machine error 41 when ever i put it on. How can I solve it?

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Hi there

Error 41 means there is a major problem with the printhead, usually
requires a print head replacement.

My advice is to take it to a
Brother service centre while if it is under warranty.

If it's out of warranty they are usually a throw away job, the heads cost as much as the printer.

Sorry I know what it feels like, just have a go and see what you can do, clean the heads and so on.

All the Best and good luck: Pineworks

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