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Unable to print 4F error message

My Brother MFC5890cn printer displays "unable to print 4f" message. Any ideas on how to clear it?

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  • Anonymous Feb 12, 2009

    I have the same frigging problem. I had an up date come in and now my printer won't print, copy nor any dman function. **** Brother. They fucked up and force ya to go and buy a new printer. **** them! 

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Access the internal maintenance mode by pressing the Menu/Set button, then press * 2 8 6 4 within 2 seconds. This should put you in the maintenance mode menu. Enter 80, then scroll down with the arrow down (round) key. You'll find an entry listed as purge count. If number is over 6000, enter 2 7 8 3.

This will reset the purge count value. Then the printer will restart, hopefully without the annoying cannot clean message.


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  • mcl0107 Jul 14, 2011

    it didn't work for my mfc 5890cn

  • Elfriede Lange Nov 30, 2011

    thought it might help with MFC440CN BAD IDEA

  • QualityVisionFilms
    QualityVisionFilms Feb 04, 2014

    Worked for my mcc 440cn after i reset purge i unplugged it and when i plugged it in it worked!

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