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Brother MFC-440CN won't print color

We have had our printer for a year. Recently it has had a few major paper jams. Since then the print quality is poor and it won't print in color. We have run it through the cleaning cycle a few times. Any suggestions? Thanks

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Re: Brother MFC-440CN won't print color

Did you use generic carts?

Do use only original brother ink carts!
Only these have special cleaning fluids mingled with the ink.

There are several advantages, too:

You can run a special cleaning mode (DO insert original carts at first!!!)

Press menue then start bk copy then fourtimes arrow-up.
machine should switch to maintenance mode (buttons will flash).
press 7 then 6 then 4 then start bk copy. machine will refresh ink within the tubes and the print head and run a special cleaning routine. when finished press 7 then 6 then 3 then start bk copy to run a power cleaning. leave the maintenance mode by pressing 9 then 9.

The machine should print without proböems. If there is a poor quality left, the printhead is affected by bad ink and cant be fixed anymore.

Posted on Jan 25, 2008

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Re: Brother MFC-440CN won't print color

can.t get my re or yellow to print Black and blue are ok

please help

Posted on Feb 20, 2009

Re: Brother MFC-440CN won't print color

If you run original ink you have to run the special cleaning mode again. There could be some air within the tubes and/or ph which prevents the good print quality.

If you have used generic ones, this could be because of bad ink quality that has affected the ph!

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Re: Brother MFC-440CN won't print color

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I understand that the machine is printing only in BK. You have lost color.

If so, do run the cleaning cycles several times and run quality check test prints after each cycle.

There should be color again.

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