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Clean brother mfc 5460 printer heads - Brother MFC-5460CN InkJet Printer

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: brother mfc 5460 cn Paper jam problem

thx infonet. Sorry for reading that you have another prob. Did you open the printer? In case yes, you might have disconnected the small plastic foil which leads the printhead (encoder strip). The foil is located paralell to the driving belt of the printhead. try to fix it in place again. Have a look at the foil (encoder strip): is it stained with ink? If yes you need a new encoder strip. If not you have to place the head on the leftside (where the three white disks are) You can pull the head up in that position and watch the encoder strip when pushing it back in place. Another reason could be that the head crashes somewhere on his cycling way: Open cover and press the two plastics by thumb (located on the other side of the arrow-knob facing to inside) to avoid : cover open message. Power up machine. watch the head cycling. Does it run the hole way from right to left side and back? Or does it stuck some where? Please write here where it stopps.

Posted on Sep 16, 2007

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SOURCE: Brother MFC-5540cn Print Head replacement

Its quite siple to do if you are able to use a srewdriver... 1#: Go get a 2.hand dcp 110c or 115c at eBay with a good printhead (and a broken scanner glass???). It should print without probs! opening mfc 5440 is nearly the same as a mfc 215c, since all brother printers are of the same built :) follow pictures here http://www.hstt.net/refill-faq/inside.html#Brother_mfc215c For your mfc you have to unfasten some more screws which can be seen very well. After that you can take up the cover. Now you should realize that it looks the same inside as on photos given in the link. Read the rest of "how to change the printhead" here: http://www.fixya.com/support/t209702-get_color_print_black_works_fine there is just one more difference to your mfc! You have to take out the sensor in the ink cart assy of your mfc 5440cn which is clipped at the side and reinsert it into the cart assy of the "new" one! This sensor is placed at the BK cart and signals the mfc that there is a HBK cart. Thats it. This job could be done for a novice within less than an hour. If there are questions afterwards or during surgery post it here!

Posted on Oct 05, 2007

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SOURCE: Brother MFC-235C print head removal

there are no instructions that you would understand and once the print head is clogged up, you can noy mannually clean it , it has to be replaced! sounds like you are using generic ink!

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a brother mfc-420cn. I am getting a unable to clean messa

Do you mean "unable to clean"?If it this follow this instruction.
Unplug the printer from power cord.Press and hold the "menu" button, then plug the device.You'll see on the LCD screen a "machine error" code.If this code is 40,41 or 4F the print head is defective.If the error is 50 or 51 there is error in Purge unit and printer require service.If the error is 46 the waste ink tank is full.Follow this:Enter 80, then scroll down with the arrow down (round) key. You'll find an entry listed as purge count. If numberis over 6000, enter 2 7 8 3.This will reset the purge count value. Then restart the printer, hopefully without the annoying cannot clean message.

Posted on Nov 02, 2009

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SOURCE: How to clean the print head - Brother MFC-685CW Inkjet Printer?

Replace the printhead !

Posted on Dec 11, 2009

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The LCD displays an error code with problem with Printhead. To fix Brother Printer Error Code 4f go through eh 2-3minutes read of blog either or connect o right experts for assistance. The causes to this error is connection failure of the carriage-head flat cable or head flat, Print head defective, Power supply PCB defective, Main PCB defective. Looks of the causes and move ahead with the issues. Brother to help you settle on your printer obtaining choice, read the Brother Printer Error Code 4f surveys and evaluations. Impart following Model Brother Printer such as:
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I have provided link here where you can get the instruction on how you can address paper jam with your Brothers printer. It's complete with instruction and illustrations on how to release the tray as well.

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