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You need to buy a new drum for your printer soon, the part number is DR2000.

Posted on Jul 31, 2010

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SOURCE: Replaced new drum unit but LCD keeps saying Drum Near End of Life

To reset the drum counter, follow the instructions below:

  1. Open the front cover.
  2. Press the Clear/Back key.
  3. Press 1 to reset.
  4. Close the front cover, pressing firmly on each side until they click into place.

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SOURCE: I am changing the drum on my Brother HL-4040N

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SOURCE: message received drum life end soon

The message means the imaging drum is going to need replacement soon. The imaging drum and toner cartridge are the two main parts that need replacement sometimes. In some printers the drum and toner cartridge are replaced in the same unit, but the Brother has separate parts. The drum is rated for a certain number of copies, so as it gets close you get the message. Replacement drums are available at big-box office places and online. An original Brother is in the $100-$150 range and generics around half that cost.

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SOURCE: OKI c5100 flashing "K drum life" across screen. what does this mean?

"K" drum refers to Black drum Apparently the black drum has reached its life expectancy and needs to be replaced.

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SOURCE: drum life near end

Depends on the usage of the machine. If hardly used, you should get a years worth. But here's what you can do:

Open front cover

Remove drum unit and toner cartridge assembly

Put drum unit and toner cartridge assembly back in machine, but do no close front cover.

Press Clear/Back
You will get a message "Replace Drum?"
Select Yes to confirm

Posted on Apr 19, 2010

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