Question about Brother MFC-8440 All-In-One Laser Printer
I've had this printer for several years with no problem. I've been using re-fills for some time as well. Recently, I got the toner empty message. I inserted a new re-filled cartridge. Now I still get the toner empty message. I've taken the cartridge back to the refill place to verify it has toner in it. The only solution that I can come up with is to remove the cartridge & drum unit for some time. When I insert back in, it will work but has the low toner warning on the screen.
I kept getting the dreaded Empty Toner warning which essentially locks up and makes your machine unusable. I used a little logic and applied the tape from previous Brother cartridges that is over the fill hole and it worked like a charm. I'm pretty sure any tape would work as I cannot see a magnetic device in the tape they use. It's obviously a proprietary technique to keep people following the above advice and but more Brother Cartridges. Buy refill kits and tape the plug holes my friends!
Posted on Oct 15, 2008
Toner cartridges have more then just "toner ink" they also have developer and sometimes a chip that says how many times the cartridge has been used.
Also some refill places can be a bit dodgy so I know it might not seem like the best thing right now but try buying a real replacement cartridge and if that doesn't do it beg and plead to return it saying it was the wrong model.
If it does fix it then you might have a bad cartridge that either has the "chip" or the cartridge itself is simply worn out and in need of developer as well.
Posted on May 01, 2008
SOURCE: Hello I have a canon lbp2900
i have cannon LBP2900 printer, while print out paper comes left side with left margin pressing , but letters are all ok. only left sede paper look like compressed how can solove?
2 some times right side end margin side ink spread over so letters are vanishing left side.
above all this i ask him my re filler he is saying name of Teflon damage, Is true to change or how can ? bcas this part is cost. .
Posted on May 20, 2010
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Sep 07, 2012 | Canon IMAGERUNNER 6570 Copier
on Jan 06, 2010 | Office Equipment & Supplies
on Dec 30, 2009 | HP LaserJet 2550n Printer
Jun 29, 2011 | Samsung CLP 300 Laser Printer
Sep 09, 2009 | Brother HL 1440 Laser Printer
Aug 24, 2009 | Samsung SCX-4521FG All-In-One Laser...
Jun 23, 2009 | Dell 1700 Laser Printer
Jun 19, 2009 | Samsung SCX 4521F All-In-One Laser Printer
Aug 11, 2007 | NEC Nefax 655E Plain Paper Laser Fax
Aug 29, 2014 | Brother MFC-8440 All-In-One Laser Printer
423 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!