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Brother 5250DN printer noise

I just put in the first new cartridge since I bought the printer. Now when it prints, the printer makes a noise.

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  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2008

    a load, clacking sound, about 1/2 sec apart when feeding paper, either tray. seems to be coming from back of printer

  • Jukikee May 15, 2008

    I have the same problem but it sounds like it comes from the paper tray. I took out the cartridge and put it back in, no change. Pulled out the paper tray and put it back in. No change. Any other ideas?  There are three loud clicking sounds about 1 second apart.

  • gerame Jun 04, 2008

    When I load my printer with paper it makes the same clacking noise after thorough investigation I found that the gear on the left side of the paper tray is slipping when it is trying to lift the tray to feed the paper.

    Is there any way to fix this?


  • wineswami Jun 25, 2008

    This is my second HL-5250DN, and both of them have this exact same problem.  On the first machine the problem eventually went away.



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Check my solution here:

Here's a solution for you with Brother HL 5250 D/DN/DNT

Change the paper setting tab in the tray to make sure you have a small gap between the top part of the paper and the bottom part.

so if this is the old settings : |paper| --> you want to make it: | paper| so you can have slide the paper back and forth.

DON'T adjust the setting to the next paper size because the roller wont catch the paper if it slide too far.

Good luck to all.

Posted on Oct 22, 2008


The only thing to do is reduce the amount of paper in the tray. :(

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Sounds like cartridge may not be seated firmly..check that first

check here for fresh set of printer drivers

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SOURCE: Brother HL-5250DN Laser Printer making noises and not printing

some gears are not in proper position , pull out the paper tray and closed it strongly .

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