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Can't print red status light and toner light is on. It has been printing fine. All of a sudden it will not print

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  • Anonymous Aug 29, 2008

    The red light and the toner light is on. I removed the toner cartridge and shook it to get a little more life out of it and replaced it, but the red light and the toner light will not go out and it will not print. Shaking the cargtridge has always worked before.

  • Anonymous Oct 21, 2008

    The status/toner light stays lite. Was printing approx. 50 pages and it just quit printing. Tried powering it off and back on, did not help. Also removed toner and replaced it back.



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No other lights if you hold start/go button then replace toner with Gen New one

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• There is no paper in the tray. Load paper
in the tray.
• The waste toner container is not
installed or full. Check the container.
• Your system has some problems. If this
problem occurs, contact your service
  • Also i can indicate that the Toner Cartridges are empty and need replaced with Genuine Samsung Cartridges

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