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Re: Machine error 41

Means: printhead defective. needs replacement.

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Error 41 brother all in one :Performed Print Quality Check Sheet $ times. The test sheets became closer and closer to being 100% correct, then error 41 pops up

Machine error 41 is "defective print head".Try to turn off the printer and wait 10 min.Then turn on, if the error continue showing your printer need service.

Oct 13, 2009 | Brother MFC 420CN All-In-One InkJet...

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Dear Sir I have a technical error 41 and i dont know what to do.

When did the problem start on the printer


Aug 06, 2008 | Brother Printers & Copiers

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Error 41. Unplug machine and call Brother

Hi there

Error 41 means there is a major problem with the printhead, usually
requires a print head replacement.

My advice is to take it to a
Brother service centre while if it is under warranty.

If it's out of warranty they are usually a throw away job, the heads cost as much as the printer.

Sorry I know what it feels like, just have a go and see what you can do, clean the heads and so on.

Mar 04, 2009 | Brother MFC 3100C All-In-One InkJet...

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Code error 41

Error 41

The head drive voltage has not been turned from Low to High within the specified time.

Carriage ASSY
Main PCB
Print head unit
Power supply PCB

Feb 27, 2009 | Brother MFC 3820CN All-In-One InkJet...

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Brother MFC 210C Machine error 41

Error 41 refers to the printheads which is a common problem with Brother machines. The printheads will need to be replaced. On some machines, Brother has extended the warranty to cover printheads because of the excessive failure rate. Contact Brother to see if you qualify and they may send you new printheads along with easy instructions to replace them. Also please rate this solution with a fixya rating. Thanks!

Dec 27, 2008 | Brother MFC 210C All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Brother MFC 3100 Printer/fax

This is the only reference I could find on error 41: How can I clear the message Machine Error 41 from the display? (ME41)

Machine Error 41 indicates a mechanical malfunction of the Brother
machine. Unplug the unit from the power source and then plug it back

If the error message continues to be displayed on the LCD, please call
Brother Customer Service at 1-800-284-4329 for assistance. The Customer
Service center is open Monday through Friday, from 9:00AM to 7:00PM,
excluding holidays If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

Oct 16, 2008 | Printers & Copiers

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Machine error 41

Machine Error 41 indicates a mechanical malfunction with FAX/DCP/MFC.Often, unplugging the unit from the power source and then plugging it back in again can clear this error message.If the message continues to be displayed on the LCD, please contact YOUR PRINTER Customer Service for more options.

Sep 16, 2008 | Printers & Copiers

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Brother mfc 420 cn

if you have an error 41 the machine wont print any more due to a short circuit in the print head.

plz check error message.

anyway, if you have received error 41 you need a new printhead or better (because its cheaper) a new mfc.


Feb 13, 2008 | Brother MFC 420CN All-In-One InkJet...

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Machine Error 41

Error code 41, Print cartridge is bad and gone out. Needs to be replaced by authorize dealer for just under $100.00 ($55.00 part & $40.00 Labor).

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