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Mfc~342oc keeps crossing to fax option will not print is telling me error 41 call technical support

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  • mark tiidus Oct 09, 2007

    hello, sorry but it isnt showing me your solution yet its showing me on the cover that there is one solution present ?? can you solve this ? write back from mark



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Error 41: printhead ruined! No chance to fix it, has to be replaced. If machine still is in guarantee give it to a service dealer. DONT leave cartridges inside when you give it to service. When asked, tell them you had ALWAYS uesd original brother ink carts only :-)

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