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Unable to print and showing an 'unable to print 5A code

I was in midst of printing from my MFC-440CN & everything was going OK when it stopped and an 'unable to print 5A code came on the LCD...now I can't print, turn it off or do anything --help please what do I do now?...

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    print unable 5a

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There are diffrent reasons for this error:

check, if something sticks in the machine (paper or metal clip)

The paperfeeder clutch gear is broken: check if the paper feeder works well.

The purge station has problems to do the cleaning jobs: gear broken or too much ink within the purge tubes.

Anyway, this problem is hard to handle for a novice due to so many diffrent reasons.

You should contact a service dealer and in case it is still in warranty let fix them.

Posted on Mar 06, 2008

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    aguilarcus Aug 10, 2012

    very helpful !

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