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Toner empty error message on brother mfc 8220.

I don't believe the toner is empty. How do I test this and check for real problem?

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  • Kazyak Mar 17, 2009

    I keep receiving a "Change Drum Soon" message on the Brother MFC 8220 printer that I use at work. I have changed the toner, but I still receive this message. Printer also leaves skid marks all over the print and fax copy.



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Here's what you do if the drum counter was not reset when you replaced the drum. To reset the drum counter, follow the instructions listed below.

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

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