Question about Brother MultiFunction Center MFC-440CN All-In-One InkJet Printer

1 Answer

My printer mfc 440 brother not recognizes new cartridge installed not brand name

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 2,517 Answers

Hi there maximum time we found it is a the head problem. The print head is what the cartridges sit in inside of the printer. For resolve the problem please follow these.

Open the printer and wait for the carriage to slide over. Some how if its not come then Unplug the printer & Manually slide the carriage.
Now Remove the ink cartridges from the printer head & Use wet warm cotton swab or use alcohol to thoroughly clean the print head.
Repeat this until there is no ink residue coming off on the cotton swab. After finished it make the head dry then fix it back. Now Try to print something now
If that does not work then follow the next step.

Remove the printer data cable & restart the PC & printer. Then fit back the data cable & turn on the printer. Hope that's start working , if no luck then Uninstall the printer driver & restart the PC & Printer both again. Now install the driver of the printer and connect it with PC ,Turn on printer & go for a test print from the printer preference. Thanks & waiting for your reply.
___

Posted on Jul 29, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
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.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

5 Answers

Brother printer won't recognize ink cartridge.


I use generic cartridges all the time in my brother printers with no problem. better to pay $2 per cartridge than whatever the brother brand ones cost!

Jan 03, 2010 | Brother Multi-Function Center MFC-240C...

1 Answer

Brother MFC 490 is not recognizing off brand ink


try to remove the cartridge and put it back again after a while

Sep 25, 2009 | Brother MFC 240C All-In-One InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Changed yellow ink to new cartridge. Printer won't recognize.


I contacted the Brother site, the support function there. Pursuant to what I found there, I unplugged the printer for ten seconds and replugged. The message display then told me that cyan was empty, and that magenta was near empty.

I installed a new cartridge in place of the empty cyan, and that fixed it.


Jun 04, 2009 | Brother MFC 420CN All-In-One InkJet...

2 Answers

BROTHER MFC 440


Normal 0 Driver could be corrupt.
Disconnect the printer or at least be sure it is turned off. I'd do both and reinstall the CD software program that came with the printer. When the software program asks you to connect the printer to the USB port, do so and it should again work properly.
Hope this helps. Bud

Jan 05, 2009 | Brother MultiFunction Center MFC-440CN...

1 Answer

Mfc 440 cn brother printer does not recognize the cartridge


This is crazy.... It is probably a faulty cartridge, ink jet unit stopped up, or a cable that could be loose in the machine from the main board to the cartridge unit. There is a possiblility that the board could be bad too... This units are made so cheap so that you will buy them and then they charge you alot of money for the ink cartridges. You get disgusted with it and buy another one and that is how they make their money. It is just a revolving cycle all the time with Brother, HP, Canon, Okidata, and Lexmark too...

Dec 03, 2008 | Brother MFC-440CN InkJet Printer

3 Answers

Replaced ink cartridge printer continues to say no cartridge


you need to follow the whole procedure on your to ensure proper installation as soon as you install the new one, follow the instruction on the screen to calibrate your new ink 

Nov 08, 2008 | Brother MFC-440CN InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Not recognizing cartridge


myprinter tells me"noblack ink," they are both b it is brand new cartridge why?this is the second black ink cartridge i have bought it says the same thing.i always buy "BROTHER"

Oct 27, 2008 | Brother MFC 420CN All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Brother mfc 7820n toner cartridge issue


Look at the left side of the cartridge next to the blue release button. There should be a white tab in an arc slot. If the white tab is anywhere but all the way to the right, it does not recognize the cartridge. Try truning the drum and pushing the white tab down to the right, it shoudl reset it and find the cartridge.

Jan 15, 2008 | Brother MFC-7820N Laser Printer

2 Answers

Mfc brother printer


Something that has worked for some Brother owners to get cartridges recognised.

1. With your MFC powered up, open it up and remove the cartridge you are having a problem with, then close the MFC, leaving it powered up. It should report that there is no cartridge in the machine.

Still with the MFC powered up, open it up and reinsert the ink cartridge, then close the MFC. It should either ask if you have replaced a cartridge or go into its cleaning mode.

Answer "yes" to "have you replaced cartridge?" and it should either "print" or "clean" and then "print".



Sep 13, 2007 | Brother MFC 420CN All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Won't recognize new cartridge


see here: http://www.fixya.com/support/t192382-near_empty_yellow

Sep 03, 2007 | Brother MFC-5440CN All-In-One InkJet...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Brother MultiFunction Center MFC-440CN All-In-One InkJet Printer Logo

86 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Brother Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

CheckitRight
CheckitRight

Level 3 Expert

1362 Answers

James Cagle
James Cagle

Level 2 Expert

454 Answers

Samyfam
Samyfam

Level 3 Expert

379 Answers

Are you a Brother Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...