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Drum I changed the drum in a borther HL-5250DN and it is saying that the drum is still not good. is there something I have to do reset it???

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You just need to reset your drum counter. To do that, open up the printer and hold down the Go button for a few seconds, until the LED lights all light up (the toner, drum, and paper lights all should turn yellow). That should do the trick!

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

  • anish khan Dec 18, 2011

    after doing this the machine is not getting ready the machine is not working why?



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My paper keeps jamming after I changed the drum of my printer in my Brother HL-5250DN printer-- it seems that I touched something when I did so.

1. Unplug the printer.
2. Remove the drum.
3. Make sure there are no obstructions. Check for pieces of paper obstructing the feed and any small objects such as torn paper or even a stray fingernail.
4. Replace the drum.
5. Plug in the printer.
6. Attempt to print again.

Mar 02, 2011 | Brother HL 5250DN Laser Printer

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Reset drum life

If you are asking how to reset the drum replacement light then all you need to do is open the front door on the printer. Now press AND hold the GO button and continue holding until all 4 lights on the printer come on. Now release the button and close the front door. This resets the internal drum counter.
Good Luck and Thank You for using Fixya.

Dec 23, 2010 | Brother HL 5250DN Laser Printer

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Drum light is blinking and not sure how to change it or fix it in Brother HL-5250DN

Hit the purple/blue button on the top of the printer 3 times. This will print a settings report of the printer showing you the toner levels and the drum life.
If you need a new drum purchase one. (I would suggest a new printer at this time but if you like it continue on)
Open the front of the printer and pull out the toner and the drum cartridge. The drum is on the bottom of the toner. Disconnect the drum from the toner and connect the new drum. Replace the toner/drum and you are good to go.

Nov 15, 2010 | Brother HL 5250DN Laser Printer

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I've installed a new drum AND a new toner cartridge. have followed all directions to reset the drum and the light still flashes and I can't print, this is for a brother HL-5250DN printer

Try this....
1: Turn off power and remove toner/drum
2: Tape the little spring loaded lever just inside the printer on the upper left hand side in the *DOWN* position! Do not replace drum yet and...
3: Turn power on to printer and let it cycle. Status/Toner lights will come on as usual.
4: Turn off printer, remove tape from lever, replace drum and turn back on.

Jul 20, 2010 | Brother HL 5250DN Laser Printer

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I have a Brother HL-5250, drum light on, not printing

When the drum light is on solid, it's time for a new drum, if you have a new drum, just open the front door and hold the go button til all lights flash and the drum is reset. Press the go button 3 times and it will print a sheet showing the drum status.

Sep 15, 2009 | Brother HL 5250DN Laser Printer

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Where is the drum counter reset button on my Brother 5250DN?

open the front door and press and hold the go button until all lights flash and you're good to go...

Jul 14, 2009 | Brother HL 5250DN Laser Printer

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Yeah, I have the HL-5250DN printer. The light

Hi there -

The reason the drum light keeps flashing is that you have to "reset" the machine after you've installed a new drum. To do this, I believe all you have to do is make sure the printer is on and then push and hold down the "GO" button a few seconds and then the flashing will stop. This will "reset" the printer to recognize you've installed a new drum. I'm going from memory on that, but I believe that's correct. It's a really simple solution. Good luck!

May 15, 2009 | Brother HL 5250DN Laser Printer

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Brother HL-5250 DN - Drum Replacement Problem

Try a new toner, if its still a problem then the drum is a dud. I've had dud generic drum's before.

Feb 26, 2009 | Brother HL 5250DN Laser Printer

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Brother HL-5250DN

if the Drum LED is still lit after replacing the drum unit, the Drum counter may not be reset.
Reset the Drum counter as follows:

  1. Open the front cover.
  2. Locate the control panel button under the LED lights on the left side.
  3. Press the control panel button until all lights are lit, then release it.
    The Drum counter is now reset.

Sep 01, 2007 | Brother HL 5250DN Laser Printer

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