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How can i solve this unable init. 48 in brother printer dcp-j315w

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There are several issues that pertain to this code, including a service update. If your printer is still under warranty – visit your local ASC, find one here, this issue is covered! First off, the Service Update, the encoder strip needs to be cleaned with a lint free cloth. The encoder strip is responsible for relaying the position of the print head to the main pcb. If the encoder strip gets dirty, many different problems can occur. The encoder strip is exposed, which allows grease, paper dust, finger prints, ink, etc. to get onto the encoder strip. (The white strip when you open the scanner cover)
If the machine still errors, the encoder strip needs to be replaced – Part Number LS4467001
If the machine still errors, replace the carriage PCB assembly – Part Number LS6543001
If the machine still errors, replace the Printhead – Part Number LK3211001
If the machine still errors, replace the Main PCB assembly – Part Number LT0284011

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init unable 50 how to resolve this problem..?

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Manual says that it is a mechanical error, see page 65:

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Unable to Init 48 printer Brother DCP-125 ???

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Unable init. 50 on my Brother DCP-J315w ...what should i do

Any failure to initialise, print, clean error report usually indicates the waste ink chamber is full and the purge count has maxed out. You can remove the waste ink chamber, clean and replace the pads and refit it but seriously time consuming and messy. You should try the purge count reset first (do google search) eg this one

If that works, you can keep using it but should clean the waste chamber. Or save the hassle and just buy a new machine :-)

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Dcp j125 unable to init 48

Unable to Init 48 printer Brother DCP-125 ???

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my brother printer when on the screen show unable to print 4f
model printer brother dcp-j125 how to solve the problem ?

Dec 16, 2011 | Brother DCPJ125 All-In-One Inkjet Printer

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