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Check toner cartridge

Just about every time I go to print something I always get "Check toner cartridge 543:K toner sensor error" I have taken it out, cleaned it, everything I can think of and I still get the error. It is becoming a MAJOR pain in my a**. Can you help?

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  • Okiproblem Dec 14, 2007

    Identical problem.

  • wendydot Dec 15, 2007

    Ditto........major pain to reset toner cartridge so frequently.

    Does this have anything to do with using non OEM cartridges?

  • Signgirl Dec 18, 2007

    I am using the OEM Cartridges! Still doesn't seem to make a difference.

  • Signgirl Dec 18, 2007

    Today it's my C toner giving me errors. I hate this aggravation.

  • ladyavon Mar 31, 2009

    I am having the same problem with my Oki. I have cleaned the eyes, vaccumed the whole printer where the drums sit, I have vac ea toner. and so far....I am not having any luck! Does anyone have a update to this problem?



    Thanks!!

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    Just changed the toner and I am getting the 543 error. Lots of toner in the tray and took it out and cleaned it up still have the error --- help :)

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Yes to non OEM's and those of you who are using them they cause heap em troubles.

It can be the drum they sit on, or toner dust on contacts of drums, machine base, and toner cart sides , also machine has eyes that get dusty, on machine frame at every toner/drum.
Pull out a tonerlook at side of handle there is a rectangle cut out silver/or black inside this lines up with "eyes" in side of printer frame, clean em.

I have also found a lot of import oki toners going around causing grief too, but fix is always sucessfull by A new gen non import toner and drum and ensuring contacts are free from toner dust.

Another thing I find customers doing is not replacing toners when machine requests them ie at REPLACE TONER, instead they find that just openning and closing lid keeps them going, but these machines hold a complete toner in the drum unit too, so all they are doing is depleting that and when they do finally provide a toner it goes straight into filling up the drum and therefore shortly will display repalce toner again.

Signgirl - your using OEM's so I suspect drum/contacts/eyes what % are t drums at and are they oem too?

Wendy - dont recommend aftermarket/refills all the money you save will be paid to someone like me to come and fix the problems they end up causing.

OKiproblem - ever use aftermarket carts/drum, and what are % of consumables?

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