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I have a Brother 465cn printer, code says unable to clean 46 ??

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SOURCE: clean unable 46 : what does it mean ?

...because you have run the cleaning cycles too much, the waist inktank is fed up! needs replacing. contact brother hotline or try to get one from a service partner which can be found on the brother homepage of your country.

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

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SOURCE: clean unable 46 : what does it mean ?

IT means you  need to reset the purge counter in order to that .
For MFC - 240c
1.Enter mainatanace mode by pressing menu button at time of switch on. and leve the menu button when fax/scan/copy/photocapture button start blinking
2.press *, 8 & 0 and drag the this submenu by pressing mono button to get "purge" eg (purge:9624)
3.Press the 2, 7, 8, and 3 keys in this order to reset the purge count to zero.
4.Press the Stop/Exit . OFF the printer .and turn it on.

Posted on May 02, 2009

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SOURCE: my printer brother DCP115C ''UNABLE TO CLEAN error code 50''

Machine error 50 is a error in Purge unit.You can't fix it by yourself and your printer need service.In most case the cost of repair is more than cost of new printer.

Posted on Nov 03, 2009

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SOURCE: brother MFC-465CN printer Error code 51 unable to print

Usually this is caused by a foreign object or debris under the printhead path, or under where the printhead "parks."

Unplug the machine. Open the cover. Check the printhead path for little bits of paper, push pins, paperclips, staples etc. Note the location of the printhead.

If the printhead is at the far left, gently slide it towards the center (do not force it). Look carefully under where the printhead was stopped for debris. Use a flashlight if necessary.

Close the cover. Plug in the unit. Try again.

Posted on Jan 21, 2010

pineworks
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SOURCE: Brother MFC-465CN says 'Unable to Print 5A'

Hi there

Solution:
· Machine off
· Switch on the machine while holding down the “menu”button until all the leds are flashing on/off. Now you are in “maintenance” mode.
· Press 80
· Press the “mono start” button several times until you see “purge: xxxx”
· Press “2783” in order to reset the purge counter. You will see: “purge:0000”
· Press the "stop" button.
· Press “99” to exit the maintenance mode.

Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.

All The Best: Pineworks

Posted on Mar 02, 2010

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Unable to clean 5a


Sir/Madam
If one of the following messages is displayed on Your Printer,I suggest You Go To Below Official Brother Website For Troubleshooting,

  • Unable to Clean (Clean Unable)
  • Unable to Init. (Init Unable)
  • Unable to Print (Print Unable)
  • Unable to Scan (Scan Unable)

http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/as/sg/en/faq/faq/000000/000500/000065/faq000565_012.html?reg=as&c=sg&lang=en&prod=mfc290c_all

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Jan 08, 2014 | Brother MFC-465CN InkJet Printer

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Brother MFC 465CN won't print due to "Unable to


Hi Good day!! try this method
1.pull out the AC plug
2.put back the AC plug while holding down the "menu" button and keep holding it (15 sec)
3.now you are entering the MAINTENANCE mode and "error 46" pops up in the display
4.select 8 by using the arrow buttons ,push OK and select 0 and push OK
5.00:00 00:01 OK (the display is showing this message)
6.now push the MONO button 25 times until you see PURGE: xxxxx
7.Select 2, push ok, select 7,push ok,select 8,push ok, select 3,push ok
8.the purge counter indicates now: purge: 00000
9.switch off the printer ,switch it on
ready to print

Nov 19, 2010 | Brother Office Equipment & Supplies

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I have a printer problem, it is a Brother MFC-465CN. the lcd display screen is showing "Unable to Int. 48" can ou help please


This indicates a problem with the print head.

Clean the print head when needed by doing one of the following:

  • Press the Ink or Ink Management key and then select Cleaning. Or

  • Press the Menu key and then select Ink Management, Cleaning.

These cleaning processes do consume an amount of ink.

Nov 02, 2010 | Brother MFC-465CN InkJet Printer

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Brother MFC-465CN printer. Need a fix for error 46.


The problem is due to the fact that Brother machines excessively self-clean. Each time they self-clean a small amount of ink is dumped in to a holding tank/sponge. When a predefined number of self-clean operations have been performed, the machine refuses to print and gives the error message you have stated. Brother state that the tank/sponge must be replaced before the counter is reset, again by a Brother agent.

However, there is a way of reseting the self-clean counter yourself - if you Google your model number and the error code somewhere in the results you'll find how to do it. The only risk of doing this without changing the tank/sponge is that it will eventually overflow and leak out the bottom, but I did my Brother all in one some time ago and have had no problems yet.

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Brother MFC-465CN printer Error code 51 unable to print


Usually this is caused by a foreign object or debris under the printhead path, or under where the printhead "parks."

Unplug the machine. Open the cover. Check the printhead path for little bits of paper, push pins, paperclips, staples etc. Note the location of the printhead.

If the printhead is at the far left, gently slide it towards the center (do not force it). Look carefully under where the printhead was stopped for debris. Use a flashlight if necessary.

Close the cover. Plug in the unit. Try again.

Jan 20, 2010 | Brother MFC-465CN InkJet Printer

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Brother MFC-465CN says 'Unable to Print 5A'


Hi there

Solution:
· Machine off
· Switch on the machine while holding down the “menu”button until all the leds are flashing on/off. Now you are in “maintenance” mode.
· Press 80
· Press the “mono start” button several times until you see “purge: xxxx”
· Press “2783” in order to reset the purge counter. You will see: “purge:0000”
· Press the "stop" button.
· Press “99” to exit the maintenance mode.

Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.

All The Best: Pineworks

Dec 18, 2009 | Brother MFC-465CN InkJet Printer

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Unable to Init. 46


Your Ink Absorber box is full. The machine cleans its print nozzles by blasting them out with ink; it collects that waste ink and pumps it into a plastic box filled with thick, felt pads. After a certain number of cleaning operations, it decides it's not safe to squirt more ink into the box and gives this Error 46. Replacing the ink absorber box and flushing box and resetting the purge counter is fairly complex. Maybe someone has instructions all typed out, but your best bet is probably to take it to a Brother tech.

Jun 11, 2009 | Brother MFC-465CN InkJet Printer

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