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Why does my dell3100 printer keep saying to reinsert majenta cartridge?

I replaced the toner cartridge and it keeps saying to reinsert.

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alraedy tried that one but thnx

Posted on Oct 05, 2007

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SOURCE: how do you replace the toner cartridge on a dell printer 1110?

Here is the manual for this printer.

You should be able to pull down on the front cover and pull out the toner.

Posted on Dec 08, 2008

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SOURCE: 3100CN keeps asking to replace black toner tried 2 new catridges!

After installing the toner cartridge the replace toner message will reappear after the calibration sequence until you press the menu button on the front of the printer. After doing that the message goes away and you should be ready to print again.

Posted on Dec 13, 2008

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SOURCE: after replacing toner cartridge, error/toner lights stay on

Open the front of the printer then hold down the cancel button. When the lights flash close the front and it should Reset.

Posted on May 14, 2009

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SOURCE: wrong cartridge 093-982 cyan toner unsupported

are you using a dell-branded toner cartridge? if yes, then you should replace the toner cartridge sensor and machine control unit (MCU). if no, you can enable the non-dell toner mode on your printer's operator panel. how? press menu, down until "configure" & press select; down until "maintenance" & press select; down until "non-dell toner" & press select; down until "on" & press select.

Posted on Sep 09, 2009

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Dell 3100n keeps saying "Change Black Toner" even

Before installing a new toner, put a disposable towel over the ink toner exit, and shake your toner lightly back and forth and up and down. Make sure your toner cartridge is in the open position before replacing it in your printer.

If you are using a refillable ink cartridge, make sure you are resetting the cartridge using the method described by the refillable manufacturer.

If this does not answer your question please request more information before voting on my answer. I will try to find more information about your toner cartridge that will help you futher.

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The printer will sudden come up with the Toner Empty message and stop printing. This only happens on the black toner cartridge. I have replaced the cartridge twice when then cartridge was clearly not...

There are two ways to continue printing:
Setting the menus to allow continued printing after it reports a toner empty
Mechanically resetting the toner cartridge

there is a way to reset the toner cartridge essentially fooling the printer into thinking it has a brand new cartridge. It has a mechanical linkage which will display a small shiny surface when deemed empty by a SW gas meter. (number of dots printed) To reset this linkage it is necessary to remove 3 phillips screws on the end of the toner cartridge which faces the back of the printer. Don't touch the rubber roller or you will get toner all over yourself and possibly contaminate the roller. If touched use rubbing alcohol on a swab to clean off the oil spot. Then on the bottom of the cartridge there is a small black phillips screw going through a copper contact. remove the screw. Lift the copper contact slichtly and pull the plastic end cap off the toner cartridge. remove and reinsert the black plastic interlock device (slides on a plastic rail) such that the sliver surface is fully retracted. replace the end cap, guiding the copper strap in place. Reinsert the 4 screws. Reinsert the used cartridge and keep on printing! Should save you about 20% on the needless replacement of perfectly good toner cartridges. I expect you could refill the cartridge as well if you wanted. Looks like there is a plug under the color coded handle in the front of the cartridge. Be sure to reset the latch as described also.
I hope your problem gets solved. Regards, Nandini.

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OKI C3400 printer keeps saying

Okay, I had the same problem with my C3300. I phoned the people i purchased from and this is what fixed it for me:

looking directly at the printer:
-open printer
-remove drum in question (the drum is what houses the toner cartridge) in my printer it is black.
-look on the right side of the drum & there is a little (approx 5mm x 5mm) hole that has a little panel that opens- push this up to open it.

-replace drum close the top and try printing.

I had to do this 2 times before it worked, but it worked.

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