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Replaced K toner and machine is telling me there is no toner in it.

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  • reservati675 Mar 31, 2009

    What does it mean when the printer says REPLACE IMAGE DRUM 353: K DRUM LIFE. I know it sounds like I need to replace the image drum but is there any other possible error as it still sometimes prints and sometimes it doesn't and I didnt want to pay and buy an image drum ulness absolutely necessary. Could you please help, I;m going insane

  • buywithamber Apr 02, 2009

    I just replaced the toner and it is saying that the toner is empty, but it is over 3/4 full

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There are sensors along the inside right wall that tell the unit if there is a K cartridge inserted. Usually what happens is that due to a toner spill, the sensor LED is covered with toner and or is bad . Hence it does not see the K cartridge. This happens mostly with the black or K cartridge. Get some compressed air and lightly shoot some into the hole that corresponds to the K cardtridge. Only in the hole, do not spray the air anywhere else in the printer.
If this does not clear it up, you would need to replaced the sensor board which is held in with 12 springs!
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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On your printer front, press Enter key 3 times. A Menu Map will print. Under USAGE MENU check the K Drum. It shows the life left on the drum. You can also verify the amount of toner left in your cartridges. Hope this helps. If not, call Oki Support 1-800 654-3282.. They are very helpful at no charge.

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If shakingthe toner doesn't work and moving the blue “handle thing” back to the unlocked and then locked position Try the following:
Try switching slots cartridge with drum with another cartridge and drum in the printer once and print a test page. Then switch them back. This actually worked for me. Information given to me by a OKI tech. It forces the printer to reset the ink amt. setting.

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Once you get the error message 353: Black Drum Life, Open the cover and close it immediately. Then you'll get a second error message 502: Reprint. Press Online bottom and this should start printing.

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