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Hello i have a brother intellifax 1840c the fax machine says unable to clean see troubleshooting routine maintenance in chapters user guide. I run the cleaning and it says the same thing. What can i do to fix the problem and recieve faxes.

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You can't fix it, once the ink absorbers are full, the fax cannot be repaired

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