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Brother mfc 8440 "printing" problems

Brother MRC 8440 says "printing" but nothing happens. Also, receives faxes but doesn't print and will copy but won't print. Says "printer busy" How do I fix.

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  • faffafoha Jan 25, 2008

    when I try to copy or print nothing happens. display says prineter busy and status light is steady yellow.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    the machine can neither print or copy. Only very little prints come out on the paper



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I recently had this problem - tested fuser and all sensors.
The fix is to reset the memory.
To do this, enter the Maintenance mode. Menu, * 2864
(enter the number quickly)
then type 01 ( zero one ), this will reset all memory including the user settings.
Finally type 99 to exit Maintenance mode.
The printer will restart and the error will be gone. Test out with copy and printer reports
Hoping this fixes your problem

Posted on Nov 25, 2007

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Note to reset the MFC 8440 just unplug the machine and hold down the Stop/exit button, plug it in again, and release the button after at least 5 seconds.

Posted on Feb 02, 2010

  • pmclean562 Oct 28, 2010

    "*2864 did not work. This solution did the trick!



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