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Drum, ready, alarm, and data light all flashing

Printer seems dead. I check for paper jams, removed cartgage and checked. nothing helps.

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Have you tried reinstalling the printer or driver?

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Ready and alarm lights keep blinking. will not print


Service manual: ready and alarm blinking :
Paper Jam
Clear the paper jam and press the panel button if the printer
does not automatically resume printing.
Misfeed:
Re-install the paper and press the panel button.

Clear the jammed paper inside the printer. Press the panel button
if the printer does not automatically resume printing.

check the sensors:
1) Turn off the printer power switch, open the front cover, and remove the drum unit.
2) Turn on the printer while pressing the control panel button. The Drum LED comes ON.
3) Lightly press the panel button again.
Alarm LED is ON = Front registration sensor is turned ON.
4) Press and release the panel button again.
Drum LED is ON = Paper eject sensor is turned ON.

If sensors are On, paper is being detected, Off- no paper


If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it and give a testimonial for my response

Thanks, Joe

Feb 21, 2011 | Brother HL 1240 Printer

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Wont print ready light and alarm light flashing


When the printer "Ready" and "Alarm" LEDs flash as shown, please check the following points:
1.Paper Jam: Clear the paper jam referring to "How do I clear paper jams?"
If the printer does not automatically resume printing, press the control panel button.
2.No Paper/ Misfeed:
-The paper cassette may be out of paper or not properly installed.
-If it is empty, load a new stack of paper into the paper cassette.
-If there is paper in the paper cassette, make sure it is straight.
-If the paper is curled, straighten it before printing. Sometimes it is helpful to remove the paper, turn the stack over and put it back in the paper cassette.
-Reduce the amount of paper in the paper cassette, and then try again.
-Make sure you use paper that meets Brother's recommended paper specifications.
-Reinstall the paper properly, and then press the control panel button. The printer will start printing again.

Dec 06, 2010 | Brother HL 1430 Laser Printer

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I have a couple Brother Printers HL-1435 that are in alarm status and will not print. The Drum light will flash, and then the Drum, Ready, Alarm and Data lights all flash at the same time. How can...


Hello,

This could mean one two things.

* The toner cartridge is nearly empty.
* You have a paper jam.

To replace toner cartridge:
Click this link to go to the Brother site where it will show proceddure with illustrations how to change the toner cartridge.

http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/us/us/en/faq/faq/000000/000000/000065/faq000065_011.html?reg=us&c=us&lang=en&prod=hl1435_us&Cat=7


To clear a paper jam:
Go to this link for procedure. It also has illustrations to assist you.

http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/us/us/en/faq/faq/000000/000000/000026/faq000026_005.html?reg=us&c=us&lang=en&prod=hl1435_us&Cat=113

I hope this helps.


Aug 04, 2010 | Brother HL 1435 Laser Printer

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All the lights are flashing on the printer. I have already replaced the drum and the toner. What can I do next?


ready and alarm light blinking means paper jam, so carefully check paper path. open and take out drum unit, and from backside open cover and check fuser sensors.
even small piece of paper can cause this (or maybe some sensors are broken or not working)
Hope it helps

Jan 04, 2010 | Brother HL 1440 Laser Printer

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All the lights started flashing after fixed a paper jam


you have take out zamed paper from the printer from the back side of the printer by ejecting the try from back side if it present. or pull out your tonner and then pull out the zame paper.

Aug 22, 2009 | Digital Products Brother HL-2040 Laser...

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All lights are flashing not printing


Might have a paper jam in area of toner and drum cartridge that may need to be removed. Typically this will solve the issue.

Feb 11, 2009 | Brother HL 1430 Laser Printer

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Paper Jam


In that case try turning the toner and drum by hand (while it is out) can they turn? check the gears that corresponds to them in the machine?
put a marker on the very edge of the drum and put in after it says ready take out and look at the mark did it rotate?

Aug 22, 2008 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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Brother Laser Printer HL 1440


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The procedure for the factory inspection mode is as follows.
(1) Turn off the printer power switch, open the front cover, and remove the drum unit.
(2) Turn on the printer power switch while holding down the control panel button. The Drum
LED comes ON.
(3) Lightly press the panel button again.
(4) Check that all the LEDs except the Ready LED are OFF.
✒ If the toner sensor is ON, the Drum LED stays ON (error).
✒ If the front registration sensor is ON, the Alarm LED stays ON (error).
✒ If the upper paper cassette sensor is ON, the Data LED stays ON. (error) (HL-1250
only)
NOTE:
The lower paper cassette solenoid is turned ON/OFF even if the panel button is not pressed.
(5) Check the rear registration sensor.
✒ If the rear registration sensor is stuck backwards, the Ready LED stays OFF. (error)
✒ If the rear registration sensor is moved back and forth, the Ready LED comes ON at
any time. (error)
(6) Check that only the Data LED comes ON while pressing the panel button.
✒ If the paper eject sensor is ON, the Drum LED stays ON. (error)
✒ If the lower paper cassette registration sensor is ON, the Ready LED stays ON. (error)
If the registration sensor is ON, the lower paper cassette solenoid is turned ON, and
the Ready LED also stays ON. (HL-1250 only)
NOTE:
The lower paper cassette solenoid is turned ON/OFF even if the panel button is not pressed.
(7) Install the drum unit.
✒ Check that the Drum LED goes ON and the Ready LED goes OFF.
(8) Close the front cover.
(9) Continue to press the control panel button.
✒ Check that the Data LED stays OFF.
(10) Release the panel button.
(11) If all the sensors except the toner sensor are correct, the printer goes back to the Ready
status.
If any error is detected, the printer stays in the inspection mode.

Apr 01, 2008 | Brother HL 1440 Laser Printer

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Laser Printer HL-1440


Hi , The error message your getting refers to the following for the Ready & Alarm Buttons Flashing.

1. Paper Jam
2. Misfeed
3. No Paper

I hope this helps!!

Dec 05, 2007 | Brother HL 1440 Laser Printer

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