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Resetting Toner count onprint settings PRINT SETTINGS report

Refilled toner cartridge, used prior posts post to extinguish Toner light.

However PRINT SETTINGS report continued to show only one toner replacement (first one was a new toner cartridge).
Followed instructions for installing Reset Gear from Toner Installation Sheet. (Rotate gear approximately 60 degrees counterclockwise to position shown on this instruction sheet.
Reinstalled cartridge and print out now shows 2 toner replacements.

Total page count 3882. Specs say starter cartridge should give 1250, standard 2500, for a total of 3700. I'll report later what I get on refilled cartrdige.

Comments, other suggestions welcomed.


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I don't suggest refilling cartridges as I work on printers every day but seems to me that you have done everything correctly the only thing I think you have done is either filled with incorrect toner thus giving a incorrect reading or when moving gear you have dislodged the pin that activates the reset procedure.

Thanks J

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Laser printer has dark cast to entire page, prints ok.


You notice that the copies you print have a dark shadow across the entire page but otherwise seems to print fine.

You have a problem with the toner cartridge.

Toner copier/printers print by transfering toner to a drum using electrostatic electricity and depositing it on the paper. Once on the paper it is set using a heating element or fuser.

Over time the brush which contains the toner in the cartridge and the scraper which scrapes off any excess toner, or toner which is left on the drum, wears and allows extra toner to remain on the drum, which gives the dark shading I mentioned.

To compound the problem these days the cartridges are recycled and obviously at some point the scraper will wear out and you may be the unlucky person who purchased the unit. If that is the case I suggest returning the unit to the store of purchase and exchanging it or getting your money back. Most reputable stores do not have a problem doing this.

New cartridges would run out of toner prior to this problem developing. They have been designed to last slightly longer than the amount of toner which is in them. When recycled and refilled the problems start.

Recycled and refilled cartridges are not always marked as such so there is no way to tell if yours is a recycled unit.

Another problem these days is the drums are being made out of plastic instead of metal. They wear faster and die sooner and cannot be recycled successfully as often. Once they have a scratch they will never print a nice copy again.

If yours is plastic that is probably the problem. No matter which problem you have, worn scraper or plastic worn out toner cartridge, the solution is the same.

You need to purchase and install a new toner cartridge.

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Brother strongly recommends that customers use only genuine Brother drum units and/or toner cartridges. Each Brother laser printer is designed to work at pre-set temperatures that are matched exactly to each of our individual toner formulations. Each individual component is designed to work with the other to ensure quality and reliability. Using non-Brother supplies may affect the hardware performance, print quality and machine reliability. The Brother limited warranty does not apply to any problem that is caused by the use of third party drum units, toner cartridges or toner.


For LIGHT print continue to STEP 1.


For BLURRY, VERTICAL or HORIZONTAL LINES, SMUDGES OR DOTS continue to STEP 4.


1. Check the Toner Save setting. If this setting is programmed on, all printed documents will be light.


a. Press MENU, 1 (General setup), 6 (Ecology), 1 (Toner Save).


b. Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW key until the display reads "Toner Save: OFF".


c. Press OK.


d. Press STOP/EXIT.


e. If the setting was changed from ON to OFF print the User Settings list by pressing the REPORTS key and then 5 (User Settings).

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Hello , I believe I can help you out.

First here is a bit about your machines toner maintenance.

Second will be how to change the cartridge.

Remember if I was of assistance please be kind and leave a kind quick testimonial and good rating.
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Maintaining the toner cartridge
Toner cartridge storage
Toner cartridges contain components that are sensitive to
light, temperature, and humidity. Samsung suggests users
follow the recommendations to ensure the optimum
performance, highest quality, and longest life from your
new Samsung toner cartridge.
Store this cartridge in the same environment as the printer
it will be used in; this should be in controlled office
temperature and humidity conditions. The toner cartridge
should remain in its original, unopened package until
installation – If original packaging is not available, cover
the top opening of the cartridge with paper and store in a
dark cabinet.
Opening the cartridge package prior to use dramatically
shortens its useful shelf and operating life. Do not store on
the floor. If the toner cartridge is removed from the printer,
always store the cartridge:
• Inside the protective bag from the original package
• Correct side up in a horizontal position (not standing on
end)
• Do not store consumables in;
- Temperature greater than 40°C (104°F).
- Humidity range less than 20% and not greater than
80%.
- An environment with extreme changes in humidity or
temperature.
- Direct sunlight or room light.
- Dusty places.
- A car for a long period of time.
- An environment where corrosive gases are present.
• An environment with salty air.
Handling instructions
• Do not touch the surface of the photosensitive drum in
the cartridge.
• Do not expose the cartridge to unnecessary vibrations
or shock.
• Never manually rotate the drum, especially in the
reverse direction; this can cause internal damage and
toner spillage.
Use of non-Samsung and refilled toner
cartridge
Samsung Electronics does not recommend or approve the
use of non-Samsung brand toner cartridges in your printer
including generic, store brand, refilled, or remanufactured
toner cartridges.
CAUTION: Samsung’s printer warranty does not cover damage to
the machine caused by the use of a refilled, remanufactured, or
non-Samsung brand toner cartridge.
Estimated cartridge life
Estimated cartridge life (the life of the toner cartridge yield)
depends on the amount of toner that print jobs require. The
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density of the pages you print on, operating environment,
printing interval, media type, and/or media size. For
example, if you print a lot of graphics, the consumption of
the toner is high and you may need to change the cartridge
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Redistributing the toner cartridge
When the toner cartridge is near the end of its life:
• White streaks or light printing occurs.
• The warning message, Toner Low displays on the control
panel.
• The Smart Panel program window appears on the computer
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• The Status LED blinks red.
If this happens, you can temporarily reestablish print quality by
redistributing the remaining toner in the toner cartridge. In
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1 Open the front cover.
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3 Thoroughly roll the toner cartridge 5 or 6 times to
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Changing cartridge:
_______________________________________________________

CAUTION: Do not touch the green underside of the toner
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6 Close the front cover. Make sure that the cover is securely
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• The Smart Panel program window appears on the computer
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cartridge. Use the handle on the toner cartridge to avoid
touching this area.

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6 Tabs on the sides of the toner cartridge and corresponding
grooves within the machine will guide the toner cartridge
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7 Close the front cover. Make sure that the cover is securely
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_______________________________________________

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