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The alarm is flashing. Checked everything nothing

The alarm is flashing. Checked everything nothing seems to be wrong I even changed the toner

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  • cruttka Jul 21, 2009

    The alarm light is on and the drum light is flashing

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Hello there, first thing you will want to do is shut off the printer with the power button. Then go ahead and unplug it from the power source (wall or power strip). If it doesn't let you shut it down with the power button then just unplug it.

Give it a good 2 minutes and plug it back in. If the alarm is still going let me know. Does it have any error message on the screen of the printer?

Just to confirm, this is a model HL 1240?

Thanks

Tim

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

  • Tim Grayson
    Tim Grayson Jul 21, 2009

    Ok, so unplugging it for a while did not take care of the issue? Is it a brother BL 1240 then?

    Thanks


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