Question about Brother HL-6050DN Laser Printer

2 Answers

Toner End Life

I have two Brother HL 6050dn's and one HL 7050 and all three are suffering with a Toner End Life message. I have replaced the Toners in every one but still the message stays. Recently the HL 7050 "fixed itself" and now prints. But the two 6050's won't print. Any ideas?

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • cookie121 Oct 25, 2007

    Thanks for the suggestion - I already tried that!!! It also makes no difference if you unplug the receiving sensor.

  • cookie121 Jan 30, 2008

    Sorry, the Guest was me I forgot to sign in first!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2009

    I have replaced the toner, and know for sure that I have a new toner in the printer. However, I still keep getting the message "Toner End Life"

×

Ad

2 Answers

OK, I have now solved both problems; one printer had a faulty Relay PCB (Brother part no LJ9437001) which was cheap and easy to replace, but the Main PCB was faulty on the other one (LJ9487001) which doesn't cost much less than a new printer!
I hope this information will help any others with the same problem with this printer - it could be I had the only two ever to develop this problem or it's an issue with this model.

Posted on Jan 30, 2008

Ad
  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 4,889 Answers

Ther is a small viewport (about 1/4" dia) on each end of the cartridge that a photo sensor apparently shines through. The port is not near the bottom, so there's room for plenty of toner below it. Put a small piece of electrical tape over one of them and it will print fine..
Just a thought it worked for soe of my frnds..its worth a try..
Good luck!

Posted on Oct 24, 2007

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I changed the toner cartridge and when started back up, it goes though initiating and then says "toner life done" "replace cartridge. using brother brand. never had this problem b4.


Do you have another toner? Seems like the chip was not reset when they recycled the cartridge. Call your supplier about a replacement if another toner fixes the issue.

Jul 24, 2015 | Brother HL-6050DN Laser Printer

1 Answer

Brother MFC 7820N, I am getting "Toner End Life"


I fail to see why you are covering up the toner sensor led's when you have a new cartridge fitted?
Also if you are using a recycled toner from a very well known uk shop that refills toners and ink then you may well have broken the drive gear that stirs the toner. i have seen this six times and their toners do this.
It could well be one of the pitfuls of recycled toners.

Jul 24, 2011 | Brother MFC-7820N All-In-One Laser Printer

1 Answer

Hi I have a brother HL-4040 CDN -- I had to clean off the imaging drum by rotating the gear manually now it is telling me that all three of my new colours of toner are suddenly at their end of...


For getting proper guidance to fix this error plz call me at +1800-243-0051 ' 1800-243-0019. Because its not possible to fix the error on here. May be we fix it with doing some work together.

May 19, 2017 | Brother HL-4040CN Laser Printer

1 Answer

Brother HL-6050dn Toner Life End Message Tried covering the eye Tried Go-Set and changing to Nothing solution Still red message saying Toner Life End


I just got through this problem, The customer had a "refilled cartridge.
The Flag on the left side near the gearset of the Toner cartridge was not
brought back to the proper position, just undo the three srews and reset the flag.
works like a champ,. your welcome.

Dec 08, 2010 | Brother HL-6050DN Laser Printer

2 Answers

Brother HL-6050DN Printer gives "replace laser scanner unit" message on led.


The problem coming because the laser unit in your printer is not working . Need to be replace laser unit to solve the problem.

May 21, 2010 | Brother HL 6050 Laser Printer

2 Answers

Service manual for a Brother HL-6050DN Laser Printer


You can get the Service Manual for your printer by clicking on the Link below.

http://www.smpcshop.com/HL-6050-HL-6050D-HL-6050DN-p-4010.html


The price of $9.95. Thanks

Oct 19, 2009 | Brother HL-6050DN Laser Printer

1 Answer

Toner cartridge is full - "toner life end"


when the printer is in "ready" state, press the GO and SET at exact the same time.

Now, using the (-) < button you can choose any "service" option to fine tune te printer

TONERLIFEEND is the first in the list, press the "set" button en chose "Nothing" and press "Set" again

Jun 22, 2009 | Brother HL-6050DN Laser Printer

2 Answers

Toner end of life


press Go and Set at exact the same time

press < one time

press Set

choose "Nothing"

press Set again

Jun 10, 2008 | Brother HL-6050DN Laser Printer

2 Answers

MFC 8460N giving Toner Life End message


I just solved my own problem. Try it for yours. I had been using several compatible toners for the MFC-8460N with no problems until today, as I posted earlier. On a hunch, I went to the local office supply store and purchased one original Brothers TN550 toner and put it into the printer and closed the cover. Everything clicked. Toner End Life message gone. I then took that Brother toner out and put the compatible one back in and still everything was fine. Am keeping the original Brother toner as a "kickstarter" if it happens again.

Mar 10, 2008 | Brother MFC-8460N Laser Printer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Brother HL-6050DN Laser Printer Logo

1,175 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Brother Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

James Cagle
James Cagle

Level 2 Expert

478 Answers

Samyfam
Samyfam

Level 3 Expert

379 Answers

Victorman
Victorman

Level 3 Expert

840 Answers

Are you a Brother Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...