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I keep getting the message unable to print see trouble shooting in manual

I four new ink cartages installed and it did clean and give the a test everything was ok with that then when I tried to print a doc. it gave me this message " unable to print " " see trouble shooting in the manual " I hope you can tell me what to do to correct this problem.


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John H.

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  • trouble107 Oct 26, 2007

    Att: Mix-it-up

    As to your question the answer is " 10 "

    Thank you for your reply hope to hear from you soon.

    Thank You very Much


  • trouble107 Oct 26, 2007

    Att: Mix-it-up

    I also see Machine Error 50

    Hope this of some help also.

    Thank you


  • trouble107 Oct 26, 2007

    Att: Mix-it-up

    I also see Machine Error 50

    Hope this of some help also.

    Thank you


  • trouble107 Oct 27, 2007

    Att: Mix-it-up:

    Ok I have done the above and evrything on that part sames to be ok, but the paper is jamming all the time on the right side, that back cover you remove to remove a paper jam doesn't same to be right, it's very hard to get it out or in for some reason. To me this same were the problem with that paper jams.

    Thank You again Very Much

    John H.

    PS: I don't see any error message other then paper jam.

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  • jaredm Sep 30, 2008

    Error46, reset ink tank (was only 3000 something not even close to 6045'ish as suggested MFC210c

  • njwirelessin Mar 16, 2009

    my name is enid i have the same problem so i pressed menu then start the blue bottom now it gave me an error 46 what can i do.



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I have the same problem with my DCP-115C.
The message is "unable to print - see trouble shooting in the manual"
The message was comming when I changed black cartrige on new one and tests print and cleans many times (accordig to print test results).

I tried to move my printer to the maintanance mode by press start mono and 4-times arrow up, but the machine is blocked.
It means when I press start mono button (blue) the printer gives 3 pips (noise signal) and nothing do even I pressed arrow up 4-times.

Please help me to solve the problem.

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Press menu then start mono (blue button) then fourtimes arrow up. Machine will be in maintanance mode. What error no. does the display show off?

Posted on Oct 23, 2007

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    Mix-it-up Oct 26, 2007


    the error 50 means that the encoder strip is out of position and has to be fixed (quite simple to do). This happens sometimes when having a paperjam. Did you had one the days before?

    Error 10 is not compute! Is it something else? Some no. with letter?

    see here

    how to open the printer (you have to put the foil which runs paralell to the printhead belt in position by fixing it into the right place at the printhead. therfore you have to turn one of the 3 white gearwheels on the left once around and push the head towards them. here you can simply lift the printhead and reinsert it by watching the encoder srtip being in the right place (to test push the head left/right and watch the strip: it should be plain to the pathway. no wave at all. plz be very careful when doing so not to stain the strip nor your fingers (:-) )with ink.)

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    Mix-it-up Oct 28, 2007


    can take a macro picture of the side where you always receive a paper jam and post it here? Plz make sure that the printer cover is open and the angle shows half a part of the printer engine, too?



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Click on Office button > Word options > Advanced > Locate Print options and uncheck Backgound Printing click on ok. try Printing

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