Question about Brother DCP-7040 Laser Printer
The fuser is located at the rear of the printer. Open the rear door and make sure it closes flush all around. If this does not clear the message, you may have a broken actuator fin on the door that cannot close the microswitch which makes it think the door is still open.
Posted on Apr 24, 2010
Thank you. I found the paper jam by removing the toner. The paper was easier to remove from the front. Thank you once again.
Posted on Dec 05, 2011
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Try doing the following prior to messing around with the fuser itself:
Posted on Jun 13, 2009
Do not understand the problem. The front panel is held in with a hook on each side but both these hooks are ON (part of) the fuser unit. So if you have the fuser unit out the front panel should not stay up at all. Can you please describe in more detail?
Posted on Nov 24, 2010
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13.20 PAPER JAM CHECK REAR DOOR
Media stopped in the paper path during power on
or when the top door was closed.
Open top cover and remove toner cartridge. Remove all media in the
paper path, and then re-install toner then open and close the top cover.
Open read door and pinch blue latches on fuser and pull it out.
Inspect the sensor flag for correct movement and any paper obstructions in the
fuser rollers. Re-install fuser and Confirm rear door closure.
Remove tray 2 and confirm paper is not jammed in the pickup area.
Confirm paper size adjusters in the tray are correctly set for paper being
used. (Do not set back paper stop to ANY)
Replace any defective sensors or flags
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