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Printer continues to say "yellow ink cartridge almost empty"

I've replaced my yellow ink cartridge before with no problem, but this time it continues to warn me that I'm almost out of yellow ink, though it's almost full.  Any way to reset this?  Thanks so much.

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Re: Printer continues to say "yellow ink cartridge almost...

Hmmm...perhaps it's a refill and brother doesn't recognize it?  Does it just give you a warning, or does it shut the machine down?


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