Question about Brother MFC 240C All-In-One InkJet Printer

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I installed a new black ink cartridge and the printer says the ink cartridge in empty. The printer is a Brother MFC-240C All in one Ink jet priner.

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  • nonimail Jan 04, 2009

    replace the yellow cartridge, made sure it lever click and close the cover. still not working?

  • phanson1 Jan 06, 2009

    it says i have to replace my yellow cart also and i just bought the MFC-240C

  • Anonymous Jan 29, 2009

    Same thing with the yellow cartridge

  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    Same problem with cyan. it says ink empty, but there is plenty of ink actually in it. won't let me clean because it's stuck on the alarm "cyan empty" and prevents anything else from being done.

  • dandeyoung Apr 30, 2009

    Printer says cyan empty-tried two new cartridges-same error message.

  • shithole1111 May 05, 2009

    My Brother MFC-240C has BRAND NEW INK Cartridges from BROTHER but the LCD keeps saying, "No Cartridge" Open ink Cartridge cover, then reinstall ink Cartridge. Everytime I open the cover and take out the Ink Cartridges then reinstall the Ink Cartridges, it still gives me the same error message even if I unplug the unit and plug it back in. This PRINTER SUCKS!!!!!!!!

  • laser_master May 11, 2009

    black print is not printed

  • ralmansa1 May 11, 2009

    The printer keeps telling me to replace Black ink cartridge, I bougth in Staples the original cartridge and it keeps on saying the same thing, I have turnr it off and restart it , nothing happened, I pull out al the cartridges, and the same thing goes on, and for what I have been reading, others have the same problem, I will never buy another Brother product

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You will receive messages like this if you are using remanufactured or compatible items. If the machine will not let you print, you most likely have a defective cartridge. Try to turn the machine off, restart, and do a print test. With low quality recycled cartridges, they sometimes don't have proper chipping (the microchip that tells your printer what the ink level is) and it can cause this error as well. Most of the time you should still be able to print. If restarting the machine doesn't fix the problem, you should be able to contact your cartridge vendor and have them send you a replacement. For Quality remanufactured and compatible items, contact MTek, INC at 866-345-2737 or visit http://www.mteksol.com -customer service

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Please look here:
http://www.hstt.net/forum/
It is an refill forum (in german and english).

And here is described how the detecting of inc on this printers happens:
http://www.hstt.net/refill-faq/brother.html#LC-900%20Tips


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