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Beating Noise emanating from the Printer Brother MFC8840D

Hi! Laterly theres been a beating noise coming from the cartridge or somewhere which is loud and irritating, that have triggered us to off the printer. This started after the comment "Change the drum" appeared on the printers screen. We are not able to print also. I would appreciate if anyone could help me out on this issue.

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Re: Beating Noise emanating from the Printer Brother...

Worked on one of these today that had a broken gear on the fuser. It takes about 8 screws to pull out the fuser fom the back of the machine, but the gear is visible with the fuser removed. If it is broken or teeth missing, I found a new one at precision roller for $129.00. They offer the gear only but I didn't want to take the time to replace it and other parts were worn anyway.

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