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Brother mfc215c cartridge problem

Afraid I can't get that far. I have had those messages before, when I've refilled, so I know what should happen....

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  • geritwo Mar 28, 2008

    Sorry, but I already tried that with my old cartridges that I had refilled, no go, so I bought new ones. Think I'll have to take it to a dealer. Thank for trying anyway.

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OK. This might do it. Sounds crazy but bare with me. Try this with the black cartridge or which ever one you replaced most recently. Do you have some black electrical tape? If not some duct or scotch tape will do but electrical tape works best. Remove the cartridge and place black electrical tape over the entire indented end of the cartridge . As you face the front of the printer, the end of the cartridges I'm referring to will be on your far right.Cut a piece of tape, stick it in the center ridge of the cartridge and then press it into the grooves with a pair of small scissors or whatever's handy. It fits tightly into the printer, but it does fit. It works! If you use duct tape cut it in half so it's about the same width as electrical tape. If all you have is scotch tape, follow the procedure but you'll probably have to put 4 or 5 pieces on. The reason being is that it's clear and there's a small sensor on your printer that's probably not doing it's job right. Like I said, start with your most recently refilled ( I think you said you refilled them ) cartridge. If that doesn't work - keep going with the other cartridges. After this works ( :) ) , Please rate me a big 4 fix ya - I earned. I'll be anxiously waiting to hear from you as to what happens. As always, I'm here. Let me know.

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    Jeffrey Pemberton Mar 27, 2008

    Just to clarify - cut the tape in a length long enough to cover the side and just push it in at the grooves. We don't wan't the tape falling off. Good luck. Are you done yet? Just kidding.

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