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I have changed the drum unit on Brother HL2170W but the drum LED

Is still on and the printer does not recognize new drum and does not print.
Does anybody knows reset procedure for this ?
Thank you!

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Make sure that the printer is turned on and the Drum LED
is blinking. Open the front cover of the printer

Press and hold down the Go button for about 4 seconds
until all the LEDs light up. Once all four LEDs are lit,
release the Go button.

take the drum unit out and put it back in, close the door




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When machine is in ready state press the go and up arrow button at the same time.
Resets parts life will appear.Find drum life and execute.

Good luck

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