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Cannot remove spent toner cartridge. It seems too big to come out through the opening.

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The printer say paper jam 1 open close door

First remove the toner cartridge.
Move manually the gear of the toner cartridge (big gear) forward and place the cartridge in your printer and try again.

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Our Brother HL4040CN is saying "drum error slide the green tab on drum unit in each color" How do you do this

The green tab referred to on the drum unit slides a thin wire across the drum to scrape off any built-up toner that has accumulated.

To do this, first open the door to access the toner/drum cartridges (it's the same door you'd open to replace a spent cartridge). Remove one of the cartridges; the inside of the door will have a sticker illustrating the exact steps to do this. Once you've removed a cartridge, look to the end that is inserted first when installing it (the end opposite the one grasped to remove the cartridge). You should see a small green tab here. Slide it left and right several times to clear away any blockage. For good measure, vigorously shake the cartridge side to side to evenly redistribute the remaining toner evenly inside the cartridge. Replace the cartridge and repeat these steps for each one remaining.

If you still get an error after following these steps, remove each cartridge and shake it extra vigorously for at least 10 seconds. Sometimes the toner can clump inside the cartridge, causing the printer to interpret it as a blockage. This is especially likely to occur if you live in an area with a humid environment.

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How do I change the toner cartridge?

Click the download button here for the manual. There is a cover on the front you open. aaldrich29.png

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What does it mean when the printer says "prepare new k cart"

It means that the black ink cartridge is going to be used up soon so you would better get a replacement at hand to avoid interruptions.Probably REPLACE K CARTRIDGE will appear sometime later.

To replace cartridge do as follows:

Get a Black (EP-87) Toner Cartridge.

  1. Press <Menu>.

  2. Press <la.gif> or <ra.gif> to select [MAINTENANCE], then press <Set>.

  3. Press <la.gif> or <ra.gif> to select [CHANGE CARTRIDGE], then press <Set>.

  4. Press <la.gif> or <ra.gif> to select the cartridge to be replaced, then press <Set>.
    Select [BLACK]

  5. Lift the scanning platform and open the cartridge cover when the sound of machine operation stop.

  6. Make sure that the toner cartridge you want to replace is at the position for replacing.
    Ifthe spent toner cartridge is not in the replacement position, close thecover, then open it again when the sound of machine stops. Repeat thisprocess until the cartridge you want to replace is in the correctposition.

  7. Remove the toner cartridge from the machine.
    Hold the grip on the toner cartridge and lift it straight up.

  8. Confirm the color of the label on the toner cartridge holder,then take out a toner cartridge of the same color from the protectivebag.
    Open the protective bag with scissors, so as not to damage the cartridge.

    • Keepthe protective bag in which the cartridge came in. It may be requiredwhen taking out the toner cartridge for machine maintenance.
    • Becareful not to hold or touch the prohibited portions such as the sensoror electrical contacts. It may result in damage to the machine.

  9. Hold the toner cartridge as shown in the figure, shake it gently 5 or 6 times from side to side (1), then back and forth (2) to evenly distribute the toner inside.

    • Iftoner is not distributed evenly, it may result in a deterioration ofthe print quality. Be sure to carry out this procedure properly.
    • Be sure to shake the toner cartridge gently. Toner may spill if the cartridge is handled without caution.

  10. Remove the protective cover. Hold the protective cover and remove it as shown in the figure.

    It may be a little snug, but it will pull off.

    • Donot touch or hold the developing roller. The image quality maydeteriorate if you do. Do not apply shock to the toner cartridge memoryor bring it near magnetic waves as this may result in damage to themachine.
    • Keepthe protective cover with which the cartridge from removed. It may berequired when taking out the toner cartridge for machine maintenance.

  11. Place the toner cartridge on a flat surface, then pull out thesealing tape (Approx. 45 cm (17.72") in length) while supporting thetoner cartridge.
    Hold the tab on the sealing tape and pull it straight out.

    Ifthe sealing tape is pulled out forcefully or stopped at midpoint, tonermay spill. If toner gets into your eyes or mouth, wash it awayimmediately and consult a physician.

    • Donot pull the sealing tape diagonally, upwards, or downwards. If thetape is severed, it may become difficult to pull it out completely.
    • Pullout the sealing tape completely from the toner cartridge. If thesealing tape remains in the toner cartridge, it may result in adeterioration in print quality.
    • Dispose of the sealing tape according to local regulations.

  12. Hold the grip on the toner cartridge and install it in the machine.
    Position the triangular mark on the toner cartridge with the triangular mark on the machine and instlal the toner cartridge.

    Whenthe toner cartridge is installed properly, the label on the cartridgeand on the toner cartridge holder will be aligned as shown in thefigure.


  13. Close the cartridge cover and lower the scanning platform.
    The toner cartridge holder will rotate automatically.

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Can't remove ink cartridge in F4280 printer

Pull the BIG front door open all the way and let it hang open.. Instructions are in the NEW toner box.

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How to refill toner cartridges HP Q6000 black? (printer HP 2600n)

no holes are need it
check this video it is very easy with no special equipment

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Toner life end, with fresh cartridges??

For Brother MFC-7340:
Open the toner cartridge door, press the "Clear/Back" button on the keypad, then on the number pad press *00 and close the cartridge door.
This worked for me.
For another Brother model the solution was to open the door, go to "Options" under the "Copy" menu, then press *00 and close the door.

Dec 21, 2008 | Brother Office Equipment & Supplies

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Magenta cartridge empty

When you take the toner cartridge off the imaging unit, is there magenta toner in the open slot of the IU? Assuming that there is nothing wrong with the toner cartridge, you are possibly looking at a bad engine control board.

Jun 11, 2008 | Xerox Phaser 7300DN Laser Printer

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Different looking text, but only in certain areas of the page.

Samsung CLP-300 color laser leaves 3-4 lines of various shades of black in middle of paper. Otherwise everything is great.
Posssible black toner cartridge problem?

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Canon PIXMA MP150 - using too much toner

Some of the cartridge are not full of "ml". try to check the label before you install the cartridge..

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