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AL-1631 Repalced drum, but light is still on

I just repalce the drum unit for the first time & did it by the instructions in the manual, but the "drum replacement indicator light" is still lit. I have tried reseating both the drum & toner as well powering unit off & on. The light remains lit. Any ideas or suggestions?

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  • sparker391 Mar 03, 2009

    Thx Marcus_25. That took care of it.

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If you will replaced the drum you should reset the drum counter .
To reset follow these steps:
Step1: Press continuously Clear key then press Exposure key then Clear key then Exposure key
Step2: You are inside the simulation if the display turns off but if not do again step1
Step 3: Press 24 then press print button then press 7 then press print button
If not canceled try step4
Step4: Do step1 to step2 then Press 24 then press print button then press 6 then press print button

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