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Printer only printed 30 pages after refilling toner

I recently purchased an inexpensive toner refill kit from the Internet. After refilling the toner cartridge, I was able to print 30 pages just fine. Now, my yellow toner indicator light remains illuminated and does not print anything. I have powered on/off and pushed the "ready" button, but no avail. Any ideas other than that I should have just sprung for the full-priced cartridge? ;-)

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Open the front cover and leave open while completing the following steps:
Turn the printer off.
Hold the 'go' button while turning the printer on. All panel lights should be on.
Release the 'go' button.
Press the 'go' button 2 times.
Pause.
Press the 'go' button 5 times.
The toner light should be off.
The paper light should be on.
Close cover. The ready light should be the only light on.

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