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Drum unit after replaced drum unit. How to reset message "replace drum unit" in display.

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  • ben May 06, 2009

    Mitch!
    Thanks for posting. I don't see any "T" shaped pieces. Any chance you have a diagram? Panasonic keeps telling me to put the machine into fax mode, press function, 7, 0, 4, to resolve the problem, and this does not work! I would hugely appreciate any more assistance you can provide!

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At the front of the unit, you'll see a "T" shaped flag. Remove the cover, 1 screw, two snaps. Reset the flag down (into the cover). When the auger gear starts turning, the flag will go up & reset the drum count. Have fun Wolf,

Mitch

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How to fix brother printer drum error troubleshooting and routine maintenance


I still receive the error message "Replace Drum", "Drum End Soon", "Drum Near End", or "Drum Stop" after I replace the drum unit with a new one. The following error messages will continue to appear if the drum counter was not reset when you replace the drum unit with a new one.
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  • Drum Near End
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To clear these error messages, you need to reset the drum counter as instructed below.

If you want to clear an error message related to the toner replacement, click here to see how to clear an error message after you replaced the toner cartridge.
"What is the difference between the toner cartridge and the drum unit?"

Please reset the drum counter only when you replace the drum unit. If you reset the drum counter during the life of the drum unit currently being used, the remaining drum life will not be displayed accurately.
  1. Make sure that the machine is turned on.
  2. Open the front cover.
  3. Press Clear or Clear/Back on the control panel.?
    NOTE: The layout of a control panel differs depending on the model, but the Clear or Clear/Back button is located on the right side of the LCD screen as shown in illustration.
  4. Do one of the following.

    • If your Brother machine has a numeric keypad:
      Press 1 to reset the drum counter.
    • If your Brother machine doesn't have a numeric keypad:
      Press the Up Arrow Key to reset the drum counter.
  5. When the LCD shows Accepted, close the front cover.

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Continue to get a message to change drum soon. Changed drum already. Print quality is still not good.


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This message would continue to appear if the drum counter was not reset when you replaced the drum. To reset the drum counter, follow the instructions listed below.

  1. Open the front cover.
  2. Press the Options key on the control panel.
    The display will show "REPLACE DRUM - 1.YES 2.NO".
  3. Press 1 to reset the drum count.
  4. Close the front cover.

Oct 07, 2008 | Brother Office Equipment & Supplies

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How do I reset drum error message


These machines need to have their drum units replaced every 12000 pages. If you have replaced it then it needs to have the machine reset. Normally the instructions are included in the box with the new drum unit but not many people read these.

  1. Open the front cover (Where you put the cartridge and drum unit in)
  2. Press the Back Button
  3. Display reads "Replace Drum 1. Yes 2. No"
  4. Press the number 1
  5. The display reads "Accepted"
  6. Close the Front Cover
If you have not replaced the drum unit and you reset the drum counter you will see a noticeable degradation of the printouts coming from the machine.

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How to reset " replace drum" for brother MFC-7860DW


Time to really order a new drum and really replace with a new one.
Resetting the drum unit will not improve print quality. It only resets your drum and allows you to continue to print. You decide when to replace the drum unit not the manufacturer!

1.Remove the drum unit and toner cartridge. Wait 1 or 2 minutes.
2.Replace the drum unit and toner cartridge into printer.
3.The error message "Change Drum Soon/Drum end soon" will continue to appear if the drum counter was not reset when you replace the drum unit.
4.To clear this error message, you need to reset the drum counter as instructed below.
5.Make sure that the machine is turned on.
6.Press Options.
To confirm you are installing a new drum, press 1.
7.When the LCD shows Accepted, close the front cover.
8.Your drum is now reset.

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I have a Brother MFC-9180, it has a DR8000 in it. The machine come up on the display saying "Change drum soon" which I have done, the new drum did not come with a page to feed into the drum. I want to...


Did you reset the drum counter?
When you replace the drum unit with a new one, you need to reset the drum unit counter by completing the following steps:
  1. Turn the the machine's power switch back on.
  2. Press Menu => Machine Info. => Reset Menu.
  3. Press the Up or Down Arrow key to choose Drum.
  4. Press OK.
  5. Press 1 to reset the drum unit counter.
  6. Press Stop/Exit.
I hope this helps.

Or Try this:
http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/as/au/en/faq/faq/000000/002800/000037/faq002837_009.html?reg=as&c=au&lang=en&prod=mfc7220_us_as

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We have a Toshiba 170F fax machine that is no longer under warranty. I need instructions on how to replace the drum.


the drum & its cover is one unit
just remove the toner cartridge & put it in the new drum unit cover

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Brother DCP 8060 is displaying drum near end what does thic mean


After approx. 25000 pages you should replace drum unit

This message would appear if the drum unit is near the end of its life. Use the drum unit until you have a print quality problem, then replace the drum unit with a new one.

This message would continue to appear if the drum counter was not reset when you replaced the drum.
To reset the drum counter, follow the instructions below:

  1. Open the front cover.
  2. Press the Clear/Back key.
  3. Press 1 to reset.
  4. Close the front cover, pressing firmly on each side until they click into place.

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The "replace drum soon" indicater is a warning for you to have a new replacement drum "on-hand". Soon the display will change to "REPLACE DRUM" AT WHICH TIME THE UNIT WILL STOP PRINTING.
When the new drum cartridge is then installed...the REPLACE DRUM indicator will be reset. DO NOT replace the drum before the machine says to.

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