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My printer brother HL2170W has toner, the toner light is not flashing but whet its prints it comes blank

My printer brother HL2170W has toner, the toner light is not flashing but when it prints it comes blank

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Has anyone stood or sat on the printer. We recently had one of these machines in our workshop with this problem and the laser unit which is on the roof above the toner drum unit was bent (bowed down) so the laser was not focused on the drum. Removing the toner drum unit, grabbing the upper part of the machine with one hand and the lower base part with the other then bending the frame apart to straighten out the metal plate the laser is screwed to fixed the problem.

http://fixitfastelectronics.com/brother-printer-repair.htm

Posted on Jan 24, 2013

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This sounds like an issue with either the toner cartridge or the drum unit. Have either of these consumables been changed recently? This should help identify the likely cause.

If the drum has been changed recently I would recommend cleaning the corona wire. If however the toner has been changed there isn't masses I can recommend in terms of trouble shooting. it may however be worth running off 15-30 pages in the hope of pulling the toner through.

Failing this I would recommend calling Brother technical support in case the issue is hardware related and not the fault of a consumable.

Posted on Oct 31, 2012

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SOURCE: Brother HL-2040 toner light stays on

I found this and it worked great.

1. Power Unit off

2. Open front cover

3. Press and hold GO and turn power on

4. When all 3 lights lit release and press GO twice

5. All lights turn solid

6. With all solid, press GO 5 times

7. Ready light GOes red

8. Close door and you're all set

Posted on Nov 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Brother 5240 laser printer changed toner still wont work.

This works on several different Brother Printers to get rid of toner/drum empty errors:

1. Open the front cover and leave open while completing the following steps.
2. Turn the printer off.
3. Hold the 'go' button while turning the printer on. All panel lights should be on.
4. Release the 'go' button.
5. Press the 'go' button 2 times.
6. Pause.
7. Press the 'go' button 5 times.
8. The toner light should be off.
9. The paper light should be on or flashing [doesn't happen on all].
10. Close cover. The ready light should be the only light on.

Posted on Feb 05, 2010

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Resetting Blinking Toner Light HL-2140


Here is the procedure for resetting the Toner flashing light on Brother HL-2140 (sources for other answers here and self testing - specific to HL-2140)
  • Open the front cover and leave open.
  • Turn the printer off.
  • Hold the "white button" while turning the printer on. (All panel lights should be on.)
  • Release the "white button".
  • Press the "white button" 2 times (Pause, wait for all lights to come on.)
  • Press the "white button" 5 times. (All lights to come on again, then go out.)
  • Cancel "maintenance driver" install, if prompted
  • Close cover.
  • Power cycle printer.
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This will:
  • reset the toner light (stop blinking)
  • restore the printing darkness (when toner light flashes, printer prints lighter to save toner)
  • keeps the printed page counts and drum life info

on Mar 06, 2011 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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The Toner light flashes, it will not print .


Have you replaced the toner? By your post, it doesn't sound like it. Toner only lasts so long, it does run out, and then it's time to replace the cartridge. You can probably buy one from where ever you bought the printer, otherwise, Amazon.com is always a good place to buy things.

LINK to toners on Amazon.com

Dec 18, 2009 | Brother HL 1240 Printer

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Brother 2140 toner light on, won't even try to print.


To get every bit of toner powder out of the cartridge, first remove the toner unit from the drum assembly. Second, find the little circular window on the right-side of the toner cartridge. Third, place a piece of black electrical tape over the clear window, cannot be clear tape. Fourth, re-install the toner cartridge into the drum assembly. Last, put the complete unit back into your printer. This worked for me.

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Wingdings prints on Brother HL2170W


When printing using Terminal Server, the print driver needs to be installed on the server itself. If you have a printer that doesn't have the driver installed on the server, it will either not print at all or it will use the "fallback driver", which is something set by the person who administers the server. Thus, it may be trying to use an HP driver to print to a Brother printer, which won't work. Ask the administrator to install the Brother driver on the server and it should work at that point.

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Brother HL 2040 won't print


Sounds like the toner cartridge is faulty. I would change the cartridge.

Nov 19, 2008 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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Brother HL-1440


(blinking every 5 seconds) Toner Low Indicates that the toner cartridge is nearly empty. Purchase a new toner and have it ready for when Toner Empty is indicated. (solid) Toner Empty Replace the toner cartridge with a new one. User's Manual is available at the following location: http://www.brother-usa.com/Data/Documentation/Printer/User/UM_HL1440_1450_1470N.pdf Hope this helps.

Aug 22, 2007 | Brother HL 1440 Laser Printer

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