Question about Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

1 Answer

Won't feed paper

I have a HL-2040 laser printer that continues to flash the red paper light and it definitely has paper in the machine...?

Posted by on

  • phxpoolman Mar 02, 2009

    It will manually fed and print, just not automatically

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2009

    I have the same problem.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 173 Answers

It has toner? if not replace new one. If it has toner then try to remove the catridge and place it again. This might help you.

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

  • Joselito Perez Mar 02, 2009

    OK, Put more papers in your printer, then change printer setting. Right Click your printer, click printing preferences change manual feed TO cassette

×

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Brother HL-2040 paper light flashes red (and won't print) with plenty of paper in drawer


Check for a p[aper jam somewher in the route or at the single sheet feed entry

Mar 01, 2011 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

2 Answers

PAPER LIGHT FLASHING RED BUT MACHINE HAS PAPER IN IT


Paper light flashing could mean several things on this machine.

There could be a paper jam in the machine. Open the front cover remove the drum and toner and look in the machine. Open the back cover and look for a Jam as well.

Try putting a piece of paper in the manual feed tray which is right above the paper tray, sometimes on certain documents the margins are too big and asks to go into the manual feed slot.

Apr 07, 2010 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

1 Answer

Won't print. blinking red paper light flashing


This usually means your printer is out of paper or there is a paper jam somewhere.

Mar 25, 2009 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

1 Answer

Hl 2040 laser printer


Check for a piece of paper caught in the fuser section. Sometimes a small piece will wedge itself in. Vacuum out any residual toner that may be in the paper path.

Dec 01, 2008 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

2 Answers

Brother HL-2040 laser printer


Make sure to clean all the rollers you can see and make sure to check the paper sensor, and clean all rollers and paper paths with some Isopropyl Alcohol (AKA rubbing alcohol)

Sep 04, 2008 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

2 Answers

Brother HL-2040 Flashing Paper LED


Try send one paper manually, then it will pick up paper from the try automatically.

Feb 06, 2008 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

2 Answers

RED LIGHT BROTHER 2040


light explain link check first!.... paper jam light indicates a few things ie paper mismatch.

possible dirty feed roller, confirm by using bypass slot.

slightly damp rag on rubber feed roller to clean if the issue

Dec 22, 2007 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer Logo

332 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Brother Printers & Copiers Experts

Jesus  Colon
Jesus Colon

Level 1 Expert

12 Answers

Rick Johnson
Rick Johnson

Level 2 Expert

84 Answers

John mullen

Level 2 Expert

245 Answers

Are you a Brother Printer and Copier Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...