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Unable to clean

Brither MFC-5840CN LCD message reads "Unable to clean. See Troubleshooting and routine maintenance in User's Guide" Have followed all instructions and message remains. What am I to do?

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You might try cleaning the grid on the drum cartridge with a fine brush like a painters brush

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