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How do you clean print heads on HL-4040CN Brother Laser printer. Have just installed new toner and prints are looking light, have black splatter marks and uneven tone.

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1) Turn off printer
2)Turn back on
3) Remove Drum and Toner.
4)Press Go for 1 second(it appears to do nothing)
5)Put Drum and Toner back in.
6)Press Go for 1 second(it appears to do nothing)
7)Close door.
Try that

Posted on Jul 05, 2008

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I got exactly the same problem and the "reset" didn't do anything. I fixed it by putting a piece of duck tape on magic eye on the cartridge.
Fallow those step to do the same thing as me:

  1. Open the front panel.
  2. Remove the toner and the drum
  3. Remove the toner FROM the drum
  4. On each side of the toner, there should be a little glass. Put the piece of duck tape on one of them. I put mine on the right side.
  5. Put everything back in.
  6. Turn on your printer if it's not already.
  7. Now, the low toner light should be gone and the green light should be on.
Now, you can really empty your cartridge.

Posted on Nov 06, 2008

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SOURCE: brother hl 2040 laser printer

On the brother printers, the fuser is often attached to the toner (they come out as one piece). If you look at the old toner, you will probably notice that it is longer than the new one. The extra piece that makes is longer needs to be taken off of the old toner and attached to the new one.

Posted on Nov 12, 2008

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I found this solution on the web-- Hope it helps.

The HL-2070N gets stuck in a toner end-of-life error condition. Perform the following to clear :
With paper loaded, new toner in,

Open front door
Turn off printer
While holding down the GO button, turn printer back on
When all four LEDs light up release GO button. All LEDs will turn off
Press the GO button 2 times. The 3 LEDs (toner, drum, paper) will light up solid
Press the GO button 5 times
Paper light will be blinking
At this point the toner end-of-life condition has been reset. Close front door.
BTW, I got this from Brother Support. Also, just a reminder, timing is important here so don't pause between button presses.

Posted on Feb 01, 2009

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Hey,

The brother drivers and software require for the machine is available at
http://www.brother.com/E-ftp/info/index.html
Let me know if you need anything else.
Thanks,
Ekse

Posted on Mar 05, 2009

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We need to isolated the problem on what cause ink cartridge not print in color. When even you installed new cartridges, It is necessary to run the print nozzle to clean the print head. Also, please try to clean the print head manually by removing all the ink cartridges and rub the print head into a white paper with alcohol until ink flows and then return it back and run the print nozzle for 2 times.

Then try to print again.

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