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Canon ImageClass MF 6550 Error Toner Low- Prepare New Toner

I have tried what the Manual says to do Move toner back and forth many times then install back into printer. Next I have tried New Toner Cartridge. Have tried and the Error light still blinks and the LCD Screen Say's Toner Low Prepare New Toner. Printer will print ,scan, and copy. I am just tring to clear the error message so employees dont chang out a new toner evertime. I have tried going through all of the sub menus to find some way to clear. I am having no luck.
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There are two contact on the right wall off the printer cartridge chamber area. They can get pushed in causing the printer cartridge to not read correctly. Take a small Flathead screwdriver and bend them up so the cartridge ink level can be read.

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There's contacts on the toner cartrdige make sure the contacts on the cartridge are cleaned, then t what I would do is look where those contacts ling up make sure the springs that touch the toner contacts are making good contact, If not call a tech so he can adjust those springs to make better contact.

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1. Grasp the front cover of the printer and pull it toward you to open the toner door. Reach into the printer and grab the combined toner cartridge/drum assembly. Lift up slightly and pull it out of the front of the printer.

2. Place the cartridge and drum on a paper towel, spare sheet of paper, rag or other surface that can get dirty. Loose toner particles may spill from the cartridge.


3. Press the blue locking lever on the cartridge/drum unit to unlock the toner cartridge from the drum. Lift the toner cartridge up and away from the drum unit. Dispose of the old toner cartridge in accordance with your local regulations. Seal it in a plastic bag to keep loose toner from spilling.


4. Gently shake your new toner cartridge back and forth a few times to distribute the toner evenly across the width of the cartridge. Remove the plastic protective cover from the bottom of the cartridge.


5. Place the new toner cartridge onto the drum unit and press it down gently until it locks into place. The blue locking lever will automatically click into place. Verify that the toner cartridge is securely connected to the drum.


6. Locate the corona wire cleaner tab at the front of the drum unit. Slide it back and forth several times to improve the print quality of the drum. Set the tab back in the home position when finished.

7. Slide the combined toner cartridge/drum unit back into the printer and close the front cover.


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Installing the Toner and Drum Cartridges
bullet.gif Installing the Toner Cartridge
bullet.gif Installing the Drum Cartridge
caution.gif CAUTION: Before performing any of the following procedures, read and follow the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual. Installing the Toner Cartridge Install or replace the toner cartridge while the printer is on (if the power is not on, the cartridge carrier will not rotate).
  1. After confirming the Insert Yellow Toner (Y)message, open the front door.

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  1. Hold the tape on the protective cover and pull it forward to remove the cover from each cartridge slot.

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  1. Close the front door.

note.gif NOTE: Make sure the toner cartridge is installed correctly. Otherwise, the front door cannot close firmly. close_front_cover.gif
  1. The toner cartridge carrier rotates to the next empty slot. When the color of the newly inserted cartridge appears on the display, followed by the Insert message, insert the next toner cartridge.

  2. Repeat steps 1 through 7 when inserting the remaining cartridges.

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  1. Remove the protective sheet from the drum cartridge.

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  1. To insert the drum cartridge, push up the lever on the right side of the printer. With the lever in the upright position, hold the drum cartridge by the handle, align the arrows on the drum cartridge with the corresponding arrows on the printer and guide the cartridge in until it snaps into place.

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  1. Pull down the lever on the right to lock the drum cartridge in place.

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  1. Close the top cover, then the front door.

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note.gif NOTE: After installing the drum cartridge, the printer makes an adjustment for about one to two minutes. Do not turn off the printer during this time.

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