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BROTHER MFC-250C UNABLE PRINT 70 - Brother MFC 240C All-In-One InkJet Printer

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SOURCE: Problem with my printer Brother MFC-240C "Print unable 4F"

Access the internal maintenance mode by pressing the Menu/Set button, then press * 2 8 6 4 within 2 seconds. This should put you in the maintenance mode menu. Enter 80, then scroll down with the arrow down (round) key. You'll find an entry listed as purge count. If number is over 6000, enter 2 7 8 3.

This will reset the purge count value. Then the printer will restart,
try this step by step.without missing any thing. thanks

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Printer says "Unable to print 70"

Usually that error means the encoder strip behind the carriage assembly is out of position or very dirty. Best to remove the top cover to correct, you might also find a scrap of paper either on the extreme right or left stopping the carriage from moving properly.

Posted on Sep 15, 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

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

Hi there

· 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.

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Posted on Mar 02, 2010

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SOURCE: brother mfc-215c unable to clean?

I have the same problem my printer (a MFC-215C) is unable to clean and when I press Menu/set I do not have "Black print"? So what do I do now?????? HELP... Thanks Nathalie

Posted on Apr 30, 2010

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then turn the printer back on while holding the menu button down.
when the printer is on the FAX/SCAN/COPY/PHOTO buttons will flash
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then keep pressing the up arrow untill you see PURGE and some numbers after it.
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I have a year0-old Brother MFC-250C which worked very well -- even after I upgraded to Windows 7. But... when I replace ink cartridges, they don't print. I'm now down to blue and yellow...

yup,,, that is some problem with win.7,,, you try using this printer with win.xp,, it will work fine,,, your printer will miss printing line,, rest will work fine

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