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DRUM ERROR SAYS TO SLIDE BLUE TAB, I DID THAT, NO RESULTS. PAPER JAM EVERY TIME

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SOURCE: drum error : slide the green tab on drum unit in each colour?

you forgot to slide the tab, unless you do this you cannot use your printer im afraid, drum unit is a cylindrical part unit, unless otherewise you correct this instlltion procedure there is no othere way around it
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Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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SOURCE: drum error


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Posted on Oct 17, 2009

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SOURCE: Our brother printer is saying drum error slide

You need to open the printer access panel. Inside, there's the "drum", which is secured with plastic tabs.

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Posted on Oct 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Brother 4070 CDW Drum Unit Error

The green tabs that you have to slide are under the color cartridges, so remove the three color cartridges and you will see three green tabs, to slide the tab across the wire you have to first open the translucent plastic wire cover, then slide the green tab across the wires and return it to it's original position, close the wire covers, replace the color cartridges, and reassemble the printer. All the Best

Posted on May 03, 2010

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SOURCE: brother printer 4070CDW drum error slide green

Open up the printer and slide the green tabs to clean the drum chargers

Posted on Jun 17, 2010

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If the printer is jamming paper there are three things to check/clean. First make sure paper is DRY as is will hold up 16% weight in water from atmosphere. Second - clean the pickup and feed rollers at the end of the paper tray with alcohol to remove dust and oils. Third set all the drum cleaning tabs to side with the triangle. When you have done that try a print or copy. If the sheet jams pull it out backwards slowly and examine the leading edge. This will show where the jam is occuring and then you can trace the paper path to find any foreign objects (paper fragments) and remove them

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This is quite common.

Follow the instructions (like it appears you have), have a look inside the machine for any signs of paper jams, and if that still fails, give the drum a good shake. You can also blow on the metal strip that the blue tab is cleaning.

If all that fails, change the drum.

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