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PRINTOUT HAVE SOME BLACK DOT ON PAPER

WHEN I TRY TO PRINT THE DOCUMENT, THE DOCUMENT PRINT OUT IS NOT CLEAR, THERE ARE SOME BLACK DOT AND LINE ON DOCUMENT.

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  • kevshao Jan 02, 2009

    I CHANGE A NEW TONER, BUT PROBLEM IS STILL THERE,PLEASE HELP ME

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If you get black dot on the printout it is called toner specs, and this is how it looks like:

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To fix this you first replace the toner, as you already did.

If that did not help then you need to clean the printer internally, see: Clean your laser printer safely with these tips

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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The problem with this printer is that the Printhead is buried deep in the printer and is very difficult to get to. One trick that someone tried is to purchase print head cleaning solution from a website such as www.fillserv.com and fill an empty cartridge with the solution. Then constantly do head cleaning until the cartridge is empty and then try printing. You need to be good at refilling brother LC41-BK cartridge which is very difficult in the first place. I don't recommend it because it may cause more damage. When my Brother printer head got clogged I just threw it away. Its just not worth it in my opinion but at least you have an option. 

To learn how to refill a brother cartridge go to this website. 
http://www.refillinstructions.com/Brother/B4.htm

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Hope this Helps!

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It's just a driver problem Initially, what you can try is Uninstall printer software and river then reinstall the driver. You can also use updated driver. Try to use a different USB cable.

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Take the toner cartridge out and shake it abit.... keeping it level... then reinstall it and try it

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You need to Reallign the Print Cartiges. and Print a Test page . Might need a new Ink Cartridge

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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    Travis Humphries Jan 02, 2009

    Ok Exactly what kind of Printer do your have?

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? The machine beeps while printing.
The machine may have a paper jam.
• Clear the paper jam (1 p. 13-3).
? Nothing prints.
The power cord may not be plugged in securely.
• Check that the power cord is plugged securely into the machine and into the wall outlet (1 p. 2-9). If the machine is plugged into a power strip, make sure the power strip is plugged in and turned on.
You may not have removed the plastic seal from the cartridge.
• Make sure you install the cartridge properly (1 p. 2-13).
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• Make sure the print media is loaded correctly in the multi-purpose tray (1 p. 5-4).
? Printout is skewed.
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• Make sure the print media is loaded correctly in the multi-purpose tray (1 p. 5-4).
• Make sure the paper delivery slots are clear.
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(1 p. 5-2).
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Please do not worry. You can try the following.
1. Simple take the cartridges out from your printer.
2. Use a clean cloth and some distilled water.
3. Clean the copper connections of the print cartridge gently with the help of the clean water and a clean cloth .
4. Take a tissue paper and then try to mark a stamp from the cartridge print head on that tissue paper.e
5. Do it till you get a clear color / black parallel line on the tissue paper.
6. Once you get a clear parallel mark on the tissue paper, insert the cartridge back in to the printer and the take 2-3 printouts.
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