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Brother HL-2040 printer

Thanks to this site I have found a paper jam that has been there for over a week.  Fixed the paper jam and pluged the printer in an it is like there is no power, tried holding the ready button down and nothing, tried pressing the ready button two times and nothing.  Help what now ?    


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Re: Brother HL-2040 printer

If someone directed you to take the printer apart, there's probably a panel or door that isn't closed or in place all the way.  Take it all apart again and start over. 

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possible dirty feed roller, confirm by using bypass slot.

slightly damp rag on rubber feed roller to clean if the issue

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