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Printer brother mfc 420 cn unable to init machine error code 50 any help out there

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    abit of a challenge to ge it all apart but it worked out perfect



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    I am trying to take off the cover. I removed the screws but it still won't come off. How do I get the cove off?



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did you had a paperjam the days before?

The encoder strip which gives the print head the position is out of position. It has to be fixed into the ph.

Read my post here (same issue and same procedure):

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