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How do i change or clean the waste tank?
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You cant clean the ink absorber box. Go see www.brother.com and choose a service partner next your home. Buy a box as a spare part.

see pics how to open printer:
http://www.hstt.net/refill-faq/inside.html#Brother_mfc215c
(use google translation; language is german)

Search fixya for error 46 or unable to clean on how to reset the eeprom.

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In the guide, for the error you quote Brothers guidance is to check for a stuck piece paper, however it also states that if the printhead is hard over to one side (righthand side if memory serves me correct), then to contact Brother. If you do so, Brother will tell you it needs to be serviced by a Brother agent, which will likely cost you more than a new one !

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The waistinktank is full and has to be changed. Buy a new one from a service partner. Dont clean the old one, cause the felt will be as stone afterwards and wont take up any ink! See link how to open printer: http://www.hstt.net/refill-faq/inside.html#Brother_mfc215c See here how to do the resetcode procedure: http://www.fixya.com/support/t139675-need_reset_purge_counter_due_error_46

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