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Error 41, prior to error message, printed first sheet, 2nd and 3rd sheet looked as though it was in a foreign language--any

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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.


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did you had a paperjam the days before?

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Read my post here (same issue and same procedure):

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