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The paper light blinks continously on my Brother HL2040 laser printer even though I have paper in the tray. I have changed the cartridge and drum and changed the drive settings as someone else had suggested. Any idea as to what to do next.

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Did you try to reset the printer?
WIth the printer ON
Open toner-drum door
Hold GO button until all four lights are on
Release GO button
Close door
Printer will cycle through selftest and all lights will be reset

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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