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My Brother TN420 is saying replace drum and I already did...

I replaced the drum and it's still giving me a message to "replace drum". How can I reset this?

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Hi Kathleen,

  1. open the front cover
  2. press the clear/back key
  3. press 1 to reset
  4. close the front cover, pressing firmly on each side until they click into place.
Really hope this helps and if so please mark as fixya...

Posted on Oct 02, 2008

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SOURCE: "Change Drum Soon" Message; not change when we changed the drum.

Description:
This message would continue to appear if the drum counter was not reset when you replaced the drum. To reset the drum counter, follow the instructions listed below.


Open the front cover.
Press the Options key on the control panel.
The display will show "REPLACE DRUM - 1.YES 2.NO".
Press 1 to reset the drum count.
Close the front cover.

Posted on Aug 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Replaced new drum unit but LCD keeps saying Drum Near End of Life

Front cover must be open

Press The "Clear" key on the top panel

Press 1 to reset the drum count

Close the over

Posted on Feb 06, 2009

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SOURCE: replaced Drum still says "Replace Drum Soon". How do I reset on a Brother 7420?

Reinstall the new drum unit, keeping the front cover open. Press OPTIONS. Press 1 when the display shows REPLACE DRUM? 1.YES 2.NO ACCEPTED. Close the front cover.

Posted on Aug 14, 2009

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SOURCE: how to reset drum counter for brother hl4070cdw laser printer

When you replace the drum unit with a new one, you need to reset the drum counter by completing the following steps:

  1. Turn the printer power switch back on.
  2. Press the + or - button to choose "Machine Info".
  3. Press OK to proceed to the next menu level, and then press the + or - button to choose
    "Reset Parts Life".
  4. Press OK, and then press the + button to choose "Drum Unit".
  5. Press OK two times.

Posted on Aug 29, 2009

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This message would continue to appear if the drum counter was not reset when you replaced the drum. To reset the drum counter, follow the instructions listed below.

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Description:
This message would continue to appear if the drum counter was not reset when you replaced the drum. To reset the drum counter, follow the instructions listed below.


Open the front cover.
Press the Options key on the control panel.
The display will show "REPLACE DRUM - 1.YES 2.NO".
Press 1 to reset the drum count.
Close the front cover.

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