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Brother 7340 not sending or receiving faxes line busy

Our Brother MFC 7340 will not send or receive faxes. It always gives a report saying "Line Busy"

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  • ordburns Mar 24, 2014

    The fax machine make a light static crackle when connected to the phone line and dialing and sending. The fax is normally on a dedicated line but we have teated it on another line also with the same result. Will not send or receive.

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    jcoch8 Apr 23, 2014

    To make sure there is nothing wrong with the telephone line,try plugging a phone into the line and see if calls can be made.If yes then the modem is the problem.you might find a used one on ebay.

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Sounds like the modem on your printer has failed depending on how old it is most likely it would be cheaper to buy a new printer

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SOURCE: I cannot send nor receive faxes.

Make sure the phone cord from the wall is plugged into the port marked"line" and not "phone".

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press menu then start mono then 4 times arrow-up (Tel index). machine will be in maintenance mode. press 8 then 0 (zero) then press the start mono button until display shows error A1: xy. Press the right arrow (Speaker +) button. What error codes do you see? (Machine saves the last ten errors). plz post here again.
To leave the maintenance mode press 9 then 9.

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I recently had this problem - tested fuser and all sensors.
The fix is to reset the memory.
To do this, enter the Maintenance mode. Menu, * 2864
(enter the number quickly)
then type 01 ( zero one ), this will reset all memory including the user settings.
Finally type 99 to exit Maintenance mode.
The printer will restart and the error will be gone. Test out with copy and printer reports
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plz contact brother hotline of your country ( www.brother.com )because there are so many diffrent telephone standards which might affect a good working of the fax abillity.

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You need to reset the memory, since previously you have dialed some number, which is not able to connect. So restart the printer. Unplug the printer for 10 minutes and plug back the power to the printer.

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Has it always done this, or did Fax once work? Sadly, Windows XP Fax has many shortcomings, not the least of which is that it won't work with many modems still in common use. Modem incompatibility is not apparent during installation or the initial setup. It only becomes apparent when you try to send or receive a fax. The Fax Service will dial or will answer an incoming fax but then fail with any of a number of unhelpful error messages such as "Line is busy," "There is no answer," or "Reception error." There will be nothing in Event Viewer to give a clue as to where the problem might lie.

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The only thing that could stop you from sending a fax or not get a dial tone, would be the connection to the phone line. Make sure the telephone wire is plugged into the line jack and not ext jack of the machine, and should go straight to the wall, without splitters or extensions.

If you still cannot send a fax, try another wire or jack

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