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Mfc 210c unable to clean! Need a waist ink tank (i think) how do i get one & how will i install it ??

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  • Anonymous Nov 12, 2007

    I have the exact same problem! We have even called Brother and they never called us back.

  • jambeejay Jan 06, 2008

    Error shows unable to clean...

    how am I going to clean the waist ink tank of my brother printer DCP-115C?
    Please help...

  • steve nlp Oct 01, 2008

    Thanks guys.

    Brother did tell me what the problem was, but i like the solutions on this site better than the idea of ringing for a repairman - why do brother make in-built difficulty like this? I have only had it a year! Will try replacing with something bought from "brother printer spare parts" internet shop. No more assistance needed yet!

  • steve nlp Oct 03, 2008

    Don't know if it does the job yet, but if you put 'LF7443001 picture' into google, the picture offered is interesting, and comes from a handy french fix-site, if your french or your translator is good enough!



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Same problem as gene77. how do you get a waist ink tank?

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I found a brother service,so what do I do now?

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Search brother homepage of your country for a service dealer near you. When you have got one ost here again. will give you a hand then

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    Order/buy a new waistinktank (Ink Absorber Weld Assy Part No. LF7443001).

    When you have it open printer (see pictures here how to do this):

    Simply pull out the waistinktank and unclip the two tubes. Reinsert new one and fix the two tubes. Reassemble printer. You have to do a reset afterwards:

    Takes a novice about 1/2h to do the whole procedure ;-)

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    see post above


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