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Magenta Color Doesn't Print

I have a Brother MFC 240C and the magenta has quit printing. This happened to another 240C I had and the Brother replaced it since it was under warranty. Now it has happened to the replacement.

I have refilled my ink cartridges. Could this be the problem? Is there a way to clear blockage?

Thanks for your reply.

Steve

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  • sjspalding Feb 05, 2008

    I tried what you suggested and still no magenta. I even replaced the magenta cartridge and cleaned inside the printer where the cartidge plugs in and still no luck. I am at a loss now as this cartridge affects every color printed except black.



    Thanks for trying.

    Steve

  • dacrmn Apr 26, 2008

    I have had the same problem with both of my printers too, with the same # printers as you., I dont have $200 for another printer everytime the majenta ink decides to quit printing......................dac

  • bhingo Nov 05, 2008

    Magent stopped printing.
    No error messages.
    Total sudden stop - no trace of magenta.
    Have tried 6+ cleaning cycles.
    Still no magenta in test or graphics.
    Dismantled similar to www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DSZNhEj3o4
    but removing final printhead to clean is different. Cant see how to get print head out of cleaning station and off machine.


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How do you clean the head? is it the small white pad when removing the cartridge? dac

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Refill ink cart can be problem here, print head may be blocked , try cleaning the head in warm water

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