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Brother MFC6800-says change drum soon - is that hard to do?

Is it necessary to have a repair person change out a drum or can anyone do it? Special tools, etc?

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  • jump_59 Jan 30, 2009

    Thanks for the quick response - I was able to locate the drum assembly quickly and we are back in business - thanks so much!

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This is a cartridge-type drum meaning that one can hardly do anything wrong.
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Posted on Jan 22, 2009

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yes anyone can do this, the drum is the unit the toner fits into, remove as though you were removing the toner cartridge, that the toner all the way out of the drum unit and install the old toner in the new drum and slide back into printer, again the drum unit is just the casing that your toner cartridge slips in and out of

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