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Black pages Replaced toner and drum. Same issue. Put current toner and drum in new 2140 printer and it worked just fine. Problem directly related to printer itself, and not toner/drum?

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Look inside the printer and make sure none of the pins that contact the drum are bent down.

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Drum error


Hi, the drum is the part where you insert the new cartridge toner, some times when you replace the toner need to clean the small filament in the drum unit, is very simple, ther is a blue part, slide 2 o 3 times and return to his original position marked with a arrow, maybe this solve your problem,9436fabb-a042-4f75-962b-c59ad843e6bb.jpg

Sep 17, 2013 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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Brother HL-2140 laser printer, where is the toner located


The toner cartridge is inside the printer's drum unit. To change the toner, make sure that the printer is on and then open the front cover by pulling it down. Then pull the drum and toner cartridge assembly out of the printer. (Take care not to touch the electrodes on the sides of the drum.) Push down on the green lever (on the left side of the drum unit). Then you can remove the toner cartridge from the drum unit.

Open your new toner cartridge and then shake it gently and remove the protective cover. Put the new cartridge into the drum unit and push down until it clicks (the green lever should come up automatically). Slide the green tab along the corona wire back and forth several times. (Return it to the home position when done).

Then return the drum and toner assembly to the printer and close the front cover. Wait until the Ready light is lit before turning off the printer or reopening the front cover.

For pictures of the HL-2140 drum and toner assembly (and the toner replacement procedure), see page 60 and subsequent pages of the manual here: http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/files/dlf/doc002308/cv_hl2140_usaeng_usr_d.pdf .

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Dec 26, 2011 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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I HAVE A BROTHER 2140 LASER PRINTER AND THE TONER LIGHT CAME ON TODAY. IT WONT PRINT


If the toner light came on you need to replace the toner cartridge with a new one. You can try to take out your current toner and shake it a bit and put it back into the printer. That may get you some more time before the light comes on again but I don't suggest doing this. Bottom line is that you need to buy new toner.

Regards!
EJ Kudelka

Sep 07, 2011 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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HL 2140. How do you remove jammed paper from inside printer


Hi there,
You can remove the jammed paper by removing the drum and toner inside the printer.
First Open the front cover, just pull down the cover right above the brother logo. You will see the handle for the drum and toner. Hold the handle and pull it towards you, just use a little force on it. Then remove the jammed paper inside. Just to be sure you can remove the toner from the drum by holding down the green tab on the side of the drum unit. then pull the toner out. Check if there's a small piece of paper inside the drum unit. Put the toner back to the drum make sure it clicks into place. Reinstall the drum and toner back to the printer. It should also click into place. Then close the cover.
Hope this helps. Rate if it works. Thanks

May 05, 2011 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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How do I access and change out the toner cartridge? (brother HL-2140 printer)


1 Turn your Brother HL-2140 laser printer on.
2 Open the front cover by pulling the top latch toward you.
3 Pull the printer drum unit toward you. Put it on the clean, blank sheet of paper.
4 Push the green lever on the drum assembly down.
5 Remove the empty toner cartridge from the drum unit.
6 Shake your replacement toner cartridge gently to evenly distribute the toner inside.
7 Put the new toner into the drum unit and slide the unit back into your Brother HL-2140 printer. Close the top cover.
See also Brother user manual for this model at: http://www.brother-usa.com/ModelDocuments/Consumer/Users%20Manual/UM_HL_2140_2170W_EN_1160.PDF

Feb 25, 2011 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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I need to change the toner of my printer HL-2140 model.how can i do it?


Turn on printer,open cover by pulling the handle (the one with a depression)towards you and pull down,you can see the ink drum of the printer,grip the drum assembly out.Get a big page of newspaper and lay the toner drum on to prevent the ink of making a mess. Then you'll notice a green lever on the drum,press it down to release the toner cartridge(carefull handling must be observed).Put the cartridge in plastic bag for proper disposal.And with a new toner installed in the drum do the reverse of the procedure.

Oct 27, 2010 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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My Brother HL2140 printer was running fine and all of a sudden the toner light is on and it stopped printing. Just yesterday when i printed out the status for the drum and toner it showed more than 80 %...


636 is a lot of pages and depends on the toner coverage you may need to replace the toner.. 80 - 75% (is that used is remaining ??) any way check your waste toner basket first (see you manual for instructions) chances are its filled and needs cleaning or replacing (see your manual for instructions) If its fine then change your toner .. If you have the demo toner (toner shipped with machine) these contain less toner than a new cartridge and will finish faster ...

Jul 26, 2010 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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I have a brother printer 2140 and the drum light stays on :0


You have to open the door and hold the go button til all lights flash. That tells the printer it has a new drum. After that press the go button 3 times and it will print a report that shows the drum as new...

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Brother 2140 toner light on, won't even try to print.


To get every bit of toner powder out of the cartridge, first remove the toner unit from the drum assembly. Second, find the little circular window on the right-side of the toner cartridge. Third, place a piece of black electrical tape over the clear window, cannot be clear tape. Fourth, re-install the toner cartridge into the drum assembly. Last, put the complete unit back into your printer. This worked for me.

Apr 05, 2009 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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Brother HL-2140 printing black pages.


Hi Nacardi,
Could be bad toner (toner sitting on shelf for too long). Or the drum could have been over exposed. The drum is light sensitive.

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Dec 14, 2008 | Brother HL 2140 Laser Printer

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