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Cannot print as only toner light stays on.

All lights come on and then only toner light stays on.

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Means you need a new cartridge is my best guess..

Posted on Oct 02, 2009

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SOURCE: BROTHER 2030 TONER LIGHT STAYS ON CONTINUOUSLY

I had the same problem and Brother tech support walked me through this procedure which worked fine..

1. Power Unit off

2. Open front cover

3. Press and hold GO and turn power on

4. When all 3 lights lit release and press GO twice

5. All lights turn solid

6. With all solid, press GO 5 times

7. Ready light GOes red

8. Close door and you're all set

Posted on Oct 24, 2007

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SOURCE: Brother HL-2070N

did you remember to remove the seal on the toner cart? this is a breakaway tab usually on the side, this when pulled removes the plastic seal,(from inside the cartridge)

Posted on Aug 17, 2007

SOURCE: Toner Light stays on after new cartridge installed

@Shortcutls

Thanx a lot. my printer problem is solved by following your steps.

Thanx again.

Posted on Feb 25, 2008

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SOURCE: replaced toner cartridge and light stays on the printer will not

how do i set the toner reset lever on a brother hl 5250 printer

Posted on Aug 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Brother HL-2040 toner light stays on

I found this and it worked great.

1. Power Unit off

2. Open front cover

3. Press and hold GO and turn power on

4. When all 3 lights lit release and press GO twice

5. All lights turn solid

6. With all solid, press GO 5 times

7. Ready light GOes red

8. Close door and you're all set

Posted on Nov 27, 2009

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