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MFC-240C PRINTER DISPLAYS "INIT UNABLE 4F" WHEN TURN ON

I am having a problem regarding BROTHER MFC-240C IT DISPLAYS "INIT UNABLE 4F" when turn on..I have already tried to reset and removed the cartridges. But still it displays the error.. Pls Help

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  • josse_365 Apr 01, 2009

    I am having a problem regarding BROTHER MFC-240C IT DISPLAYS "INIT
    UNABLE 4F" when turn on..I have already tried to reset and removed the
    cartridges. But still it displays the error.. Pls Help

    juan
    dom rep.


  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    Unable to Init.4F

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Hi there
With some Brother printers you can try this.

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, and 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.


Some times this happens because of using cheap compatible ink cartridges if this is the case change the ink cartridges.

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Posted on Mar 02, 2010

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    Carlo Ray Martin Mar 02, 2013

    hi, i follow your instrcution, but still error, after i reset the purge count value, the printer is not iniatlizing to restart. pls help me what can i do, if you have another solution in UNABLE TO INT 4f (mfc-j220)

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Iam pressing 2783 and its not writin anything i cannot write the number how to write in purge account the number 2783

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Unable 4f is a print head error...maybe change your pring head to fix this error... tnx

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    laise_lhoire Mar 04, 2012

    unable 4f is a print head error...maybe change your pring head to fix this error... tnx

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