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Red light flashes on and off after a new drum was put in the Brother HL5250 printer

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    There are 4 lights on this machine. Please clarify exactly what it's doing?

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Try to reset the drum! Open front cover and pres the go botton till al lights are on in orange then releace it and close the cover !

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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