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Brother 5170DN Replaced the drum, but lite is still blinking, what do i need to do?

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  • mkearney Jun 23, 2008

    baught new cartilage, drum still blinking.....and no printing

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Normally there is a drum reset procedure with every new drum.
To reset your drum counter open the front cover (as you would replace the drum)
leave the cover open and the printer on.
Press the go button untill all 4 leds are lit. After that release the go button.
Normally now the drum counter has been reset, you may close the front cover again.

To check your drum status, press 3 times go in a fairly fast way. By doing that the printer will print his configuration pages, on the second or third page i guess you will find your pagecounters and the remaining life of your consumables.
Check the status of your drum, it should be full again.

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