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Intellifax 1860c no cartridge or replace ink keeps showing up

My lcd only reads no cartridge or replace ink. I cant access any of the buttons is it locked or something? i repalced the ink that it was talking about now its still doing the same thing what do i do?

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I have 1860 fax machine. It says that the black cartridge needs replacing. I buy a new cartridge and put it in and is says to install a black ink cartridge. I reinstall the cartridge several times and it says to install a black cartridge. Any help before I smash this piece of **** fax machine in the driveway?

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Are any led lights flashing. Any error numbers

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Error message regarding new ink cartridge

the cartridge is not put in good. make sure the tab that the ink came with is put in good then make sure the cartridge is clicked in all the way till the end. Then do a cleaning and a test run. Then you should be fine. If this does not solve your problem post to me and i will instruct you futher
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I have a Brother MFC5460CN...I can't find the owners manual and I can't figure out where the ink cartridges are? I need to replace them

I found this on the Web site. You can download the manual for yourself. Just click on the link below. If you find this information helpful, pls rate me.

Replacing the ink cartridges B
Your machine is equipped with an ink dot counter. The ink dot counter automatically
monitors the level of ink in each of the 4 cartridges. When the machine detects an ink cartridge is running out of ink, the machine will tell you with a message on the LCD. The LCD will tell you which ink cartridge is low or needs replacing. Be sure to follow the LCD prompts to replace the ink cartridges in the correct order.
Even though the machine tells you that an ink cartridge is empty, there will be a small amount of ink left in the ink cartridge. It is necessary to keep some ink in the ink cartridge to prevent air from drying out and damaging the print head assembly.
a Open the ink cartridge cover. If one or more ink cartridges are empty,
for example Black, the LCD shows Ink Empty Black and Replace Ink.
b Pull the lock release lever down and take out the ink cartridge for the color
shown on the LCD.

C Open the new ink cartridge bag for the color shown on the LCD, and then take
out the ink cartridge.
d Remove the protective yellow cap (1). Each color has its own correct position.
Insert the ink cartridge in the direction of the arrow on the label.
f Lift each lock release lever and push it until it clicks, and then close the ink
cartridge cover.
G If you replaced an ink cartridge, the LCD
may ask you to verify that it was a brand
new one. (For example, Did You Change Blck?) For each
new cartridge you installed, press 1 (Yes) to automatically reset the ink dot
counter for that color. If the ink cartridge you installed is not a brand new one, be
sure to press 2 (No). If you wait until the LCD shows
If the LCD shows No Cartridge after
you install the ink cartridges, check that
the ink cartridges are installed properly.

Pls rate met. Thanks and Good Luck.....

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Not Receiving Faxes

If it is a fresh ink and all carts have ink, you can unplug the machine and plug it back in while you hold the stop button for a few seconds after it powers up.That usually clears the error.

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How to set up for confirmation sheet.

You can use the reports button or menu button to reports, and print out the user settings list. It shows where the settings are, and what they're set on. In fax setup you can select frequency of report printing, but the Brother machines always give a printout if a fax fails.

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Ink problem with Brother Fax 1860C

The machine detects the ink by shining a light through the rib in one edge of the ink cartridge. Apparently yellow is close enough to nothing at all, that the sensors get a little out of whack. Here's how to reset the sensors:
  1. Get a dinner plate or something to set the ink cartridges on, that won't absorb ink, and is easy to wash.
  2. Unplug the machine's power.
  3. Open the machine and remove all four inks, setting them on the plate.
  4. Close the machine.
  5. Plug in power.
  6. The machine will begin it's start-up procedure and complain about the missing inks. It will tell you to replace one specific ink first (black, I think).
  7. Follow the instructions on the display, installing one ink color at a time. When all four inks are in, it should be OK.
Use Brother inks. They have a little black floater in that rib, and some of the aftermarket inks have had a problem with the floater sticking.
There may be another problem causing this. The ink may really be low, or the sensor board may be off its mounts in the machine. But the routine above is quick & easy, and it fixes the problem more than half the time. You can't run without any of the colors, because that means air bubbles are getting into the ink tubes, and that can lead to dried ink blocking the nozzles.
This is unrelated, but when you peel the sealing tape from the bottom of the ink ctg., do it slowly. Brother has found that sometimes, when you strip the tape off too fast, a little glue remains stuck in the nozzle, blocking it. If that happens, dig the glue out carefully with a pin & it will be fine.

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Cannot get LCD screen to show Replace Ink message

try this

1. Make sure your unit is powered and not printing.

2. Press the SETUP button and then use the select arrows until you see REPLACE INK, then press the COLOR COPY button. The ink cartridges will move to the replacement position.

3. Lift up the unit's cover, to access the ink cartridges.

4. Pinch the tabs on the front and back of the cartridge, and lift it out of the printer.

5. Before removing the new cartridge from it's package, shake the cartridge 4-5 times. Do not shake the cartridge once it has been removed from the cartridge holder.

6. Lower the new cartridge into its holder, then press down on the top of the cartridge until it clicks in place. Caution: Don't touch the green circuit board on the back of the cartridge, as you may inhibit normal operation and printing.

7. Repeat steps 4-6 for any other ink cartridges that require replacement.

8. Once complete, please lower the scanner and press it down until it clicks into place. The EPSON Stylus RX500 begins charging the ink delivery system.

The On light flashes and the EPSON Stylus RX500 makes noise. Charging takes about 30 seconds. When it's finished, the On light stops flashing and stays on steady. At this point press COPY to move back to COPY mode.

Caution: Never turn off the EPSON Stylus RX500 while the On light is flashing, unless the Stylus RX500 hasn't moved or made noise for more than 5 minutes.

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