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Brother HL5140 laser printer won't print

Our school has a Brother HL5140 laser printer. I was in the middle of a project when the yellow toner light and red status light came on. I thought it would be something as easy as adding new toner, but that's not the case. I sent back one new toner thinking maybe that was defective, but the second new toner made no difference. I've wasted hours putting the toner cartridge in and out of the machine, cleaning the wire, etc. (carefully following the steps recommended with the toner). Our computer teacher couldn't get it working. It will be time to print the children's report cards. Please help!

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  • Anonymous Feb 12, 2008

    The Brother printer in our office has the yellow paper light flashing, there is paper in the drawer, I have tried shutting the printer off and turning it back on, I have changed the toner cartridge and cleaned the area with air but nothing is working

  • Anonymous Nov 18, 2008

    The Brother printer in our office has the yellow paper light flashing, there is paper in the drawer, I have tried shutting the printer off and turning it back on, I have changed the toner cartridge and cleaned the area with air but nothing is working

  • BassBoneMan Nov 28, 2008

    Same yellow toner light. Bought a new toner cartridge and now get
    Error 9672.  The printer window shows the job loading but does not


  • 0V3CHKiN May 11, 2010

    Brother's website AND it's support line did no good. The website is too general with the troubleshooting and the support line didn't really help. The service rep basically wasn't sure either and suggested that I send it in to a shop for repair.

    I find this odd because we had TWO DIFFERENT HL-5140s show this problem at the SAME TIME!



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