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No Cartridge installed on Brother MFC-640CW

Have tried to reinstall ink cartridge several times, keep getting message: No cartridge installed, open scanner cover, then reinstall ink cartridge. Used new cartridge, different cartridge, took them all out, nothing seems to work. Will not go to cleaning cycle.

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