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Toner Cartridge Installation

I put in a new toner cartridge but the machine still says I'm out of toner, and it won't start

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Re: Toner Cartridge Installation

Turn the machine off then on and let the machine go through the process of adding toner again repeat this about ten times. Then it should have added toner by then. If not then the toner motor is faulty and not turning. To check this by putting a mark on the toner bottle shut the door and let the machine add toner after this open the door and check the mark for movement.

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Posted on Jan 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Ricoh 2045 Doesn't recognize new toner cartridge

Please check the Toner supply unit.
If necessary dismantle it carefully and clean all the toner inside it and clean all the small parts. There must be 2 small mylars attached inside to the cover toner supply unit - If not there that's the problem.
Check also for broken parts.
Try replacing the whole toner supply unit.

Good luck and please rate me, thanks.

Posted on Feb 03, 2009

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DCP 7060D replace cartridge


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Above URL Link To Fix Your Brother Printer Issue Or Brother Printer Problem To Perform Below Brother Printer Step:

REPLACE TONER (video instructions available)
The message REPLACE TONER indicates the toner cartridge needs to be replaced with a new one. Please follow the steps below to replace the toner cartridge.
NOTE: Videos and illustrations shown below are from a representative product and may differ from your Brother machine.
The Brother machine has separate consumables: the toner cartridge and the drum unit. Verify you replace only the toner cartridge, and not the drum unit. Click here to see the difference between the toner cartridge and the drum unit. Also you can confirm the order number (Order No.) of the toner cartridge on the Consumables & Options page. Click here to go to the Consumables & Options page.
Make sure that the machine is turned on. Open the front cover and leave the machine turned on for 10 minutes to cool down.
* This movie is being streamed from YouTube. (Opening new window.)
You must ensure the machine is turned on when you replace the toner cartridge so that the machine recognizes the toner has changed.
After you have just used the machine, some internal parts of the machine will be extremely hot. Wait for the machine to cool down before you touch the internal parts of the machine.
Hold your Brother machine with one hand, and take out the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly by pulling on the handle in the middle of the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly. We recommend that you place the drum unit and/or the toner cartridge on a clean, flat, level, stable surface with a sheet of disposable paper or cloth underneath it in case you accidentally spill or scatter toner.
* This movie is being streamed from YouTube. (Opening new window.)
DO NOT use cleaning materials that contain ammonia, alcohol, any type of spray, or any type of flammable substance to clean the inside or outside of the machine. Doing this may cause a fire or electrical shock.
DO NOT use any type of spray.
Push down the green lock lever and take the toner cartridge out of the drum unit.
This movie is being streamed from YouTube. (Opening new window.)
DO NOT put a toner cartridge into a fire. It could explode, resulting in injuries.
Be careful not to inhale toner.
Handle the toner cartridge carefully. If toner scatters on your hands or clothes, immediately wipe or wash it off with cold water.
To avoid print quality problems, DO NOT touch the shaded parts shown in the illustration.
Be sure to seal up the toner cartridge tightly in a suitable bag so that toner powder does not spill out of the cartridge.
Go to Above Mention Official Brother Printer Url Link for instructions on how to return your used consumable items to the Brother collection program. If you choose not to return your used consumable, please discard the used consumable according to local regulations, keeping it separate from domestic waste. If you have questions, call your local waste disposal office.
Unpack the new toner cartridge. Hold the cartridge level with both hands and gently shake it from side to side several times to spread the toner evenly inside the cartridge. Pull off the protective cover.
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Wait to unpack the new toner cartridge until immediately before you put it in the machine. If a toner cartridge is left unpacked for a long time, the toner life will be shortened.
Put the toner cartridge in the drum unit immediately after you have removed the protective cover.
To prevent any degradation to the print quality, DO NOT touch the shaded parts shown in the illustrations.
DO NOT touch the toner surface.
Brother strongly recommends that you DO NOT refill the toner cartridge provided with your machine. We also strongly recommend that you continue to use only Genuine Brother Brand replacement toner cartridges. Use or attempted use of potentially incompatible toner and/or cartridges in the Brother machine may cause damage to the machine and/or may result in unsatisfactory print quality. Our warranty coverage does not apply to any problem that is caused by the use of unauthorized third-party toner and/or cartridges. To protect your investment and obtain premium performance from the Brother machine, we strongly recommend the use of Genuine Brother Supplies.
Put the new toner cartridge firmly into the drum unit until you hear it lock into place. Make sure that you put in the toner cartridge properly or it may separate from the drum unit. If you put it in properly, the green lock lever will lift automatically.
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Clean the primary corona wire inside the drum unit by gently sliding the green tab from left to right and right to left several times. Be sure to return the green tab to the home position. If you do not, printed pages may have a vertical stripe.
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Put the drum unit and toner cartridge assembly back into the machine. Close the front cover.
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After replacing the toner cartridge, DO NOT turn off the machine's power switch or open the front cover until the LCD clears the Please Wait message and returns to Ready mode.
If the error message still continues to appear, refer to


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When replacing the toner cartridge, you MUST install a brand new, unused genuine Brother toner cartridge in order to reset the toner status. Swapping toner cartridges from one machine to another or installing a partially used toner cartridge may cause this problem. Brother machines control their image quality for the most suitable print quality by monitoring toner consumption. If you install a partially used toner cartridge, your Brother machine is unable to recognize toner consumption correctly which will cause this problem. Therefore, when you replace the toner cartridge, please use a brand new toner cartridge, not a partially used toner cartridge from another machine.

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HP Color Laserjet Cp2025n Printer - driver says it's out of toner and won't print. No true. I put in new toner cartridge last week. How do I get it toreceognize the new toner?

Did you purchase a new OEM HP toner or a refilled or remanufactured toner. It is possible that the chip is bad on the cartridge in which case if it is a true HP cartridge have them replace it. If you purchased 3rd party go after the vendor to replace it.

Jun 28, 2011 | HP Laserjet Cp2025n Printer

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Are you sure it was a full NEW toner cartridge?? Not an old one you had lying around.
If it was a new one the next question line goes as follows.... the machine will say in the display to "Rplace toner soon"...that dosn't mean its empty and to replace it..that means itsLOW and you should have a new toner cartridge "on-hand" because it will soon stop printing and say "REPLACE TONER". At that time the toner cartridge should be replaced, when it is installed a "fuse" on the cartridge blows and resets the toner light on the display. If you installed the toner cartridge when the display was saying "replace toner soon" you have blown the fuse in the new cartridge, now the machine has run about another 100 copies and says "replace toner"....but you now can't reset the light because the fuse is already blown because you may have replaced the cartridge too early!!! WHAT CAN YOU DO if that is the can replace the fuse on the cartridge..its pretty easy to see, just replace it with another mini-fuse of the same rating written on the existing fuse..then put the cartridge in again..the fuse will blow, reset the light and away you will go. When all else fails read the operators manual.

Jan 23, 2011 | Muratec MFX-1430 Copier

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BROTHER-MFC7430 Toner life end

actually, you dont' really need to replace your drum, your drum actually is good for 5-6 years.
you just need to clean up the drum with duster and put that back into the machine.
when reset the drum, you just need to open the front cover and press Clear buttom then 1.
after that the whole thing will be reset and ready to go for it.

Dec 27, 2010 | Brother MFC-7340 All-In-One Laser Printer

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How open in laser toner catridge make-xerox model-phaser 3100

Replace the toner: Always use the smart card provided with the new Print Cartridge when replacing the cartridge. The smart card contains the information necessary to reset the level of Toner. Replacing the cartridge without using the smart card may result in the consumable management system being inaccurate.
  1. Insert the smart card provided with the new Print Cartridge into the smart card reader. A "Change Toner?" message will be displayed.


  2. Press the [OK] button. An "Open Front Cover Replace Toner" message will be displayed.
  3. Push on the left and right side of the Front Cover and simultaneously lower the cover.



  4. Grasp the handle on the Print Cartridge, and then raise and remove the cartridge from the machine.



  5. Unpack the new cartridge, and then insert the cartridge into the machine.



  6. Close the Front Cover. A "Have You Changed the Toner?" message will be displayed.


  7. Press the [OK] button. A "Please Wait" message will be displayed while the machine reads the smart card, and then a "New Toner Remove Card" message will be displayed.
  8. Remove the smart card from the reader and dispose of the card as normal office waste.

    NOTE: If the smart card has been used with a previous installation of a Print Cartridge, a "Remove Card Already Used" message will be displayed. The smart card can only be used once. Make sure to use the card that came with the new cartridge.

Aug 30, 2010 | Printers & Copiers

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I am changing the ink cartridge i put the new one in and it keeps saying End of life and it has a new cartridge what do i do

Here is the solution that will reset the count and allow your fully functional toner cartridge (the one the printer tells you is empty) to continue to work.

Open the front cover.
Press options button.
Press the start button.
Press + or up arrow button 10 times.
Press set button.

You have to do this with a long pause or the system will reset and you will have to start over.

Good luck.

May 24, 2010 | Brother DCP-7020 All-In-One Laser Printer

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Replacing toner

Your question really only seems to be half complete but from what I understand these are a standard printer in which you can replace the 150 dollar toner cartridges as you please.

As far as installation locate your print cartridge. Generally you can pull these directly from the printer but remember how it's seated as this will help you with your new one. Open the new cartridge shaking it horizontally for a few minutes, I put in a few ups and downs as well to make sure the toner is evenly distributed through out the cartridge. Don't forget the tape, rip it straight off and don't keep the film there exposed too long too the sun. Slide the cartridge in, shut the door and press power to reset the machine and have it accept the new cartridge completely.

IT IS POSSIBLE.. I think is really what the answer is.

Apr 15, 2010 | OKI B2540 MFP Printer

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Toner light still on with new toner

Is the printer still asking for a new toner..?

If it is the there is a gear that can be reset on the toner cartridge2_bing.gif to tell the machine its a new toner cartridge. This is normally done by an engineer, but is quite easy to do if you know how. And I do :0

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Mita DC-1205 Copier

Open the front door... on the right is your toner. It is a cartridge that inserts long-ways (front to rear) into the machine, and should be white or ivory in color. DO NOT remove the old toner cartridge without having a replacement on hand. The new cartridge will have a plastic "cover" on it that assists in releasing the toner cartridge locking tab, and "seal" the old cartridge as you remove it from the copier. The cartridge opening is face down upon installation into the machine, and you may get some spillage if you remove it without the cover. DO NOT remove the new cartridges mylar seal until AFTER you install it in the machine!!! There should be a picture label inside the front cover showing how to replace the cartridge. And there is a pictorial diagram on each new toner cartridge box also detailing this.
Use only MITA DC 1205/1255/1415/1435/1455 toner, OEM #MTA37041013. Should run you about $12-$14 per cartridge retail, or cheaper if shopping around (I sell them for $11.99). Do not use copystar brand for the same equipment. Although it's the same toner, the shape of the cartridge is slightly altered, and may not "fit" into the machine. I forget how it goes, either Copystar will work in Mita, and not the other way around, or vice-versa. Either way, better safe than sorry.

Oct 24, 2007 | Printers & Copiers

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