Question about Brother MFC-5440CN All-In-One InkJet Printer
Hi all I need to remove the printhead from my 5440 so I can give it a good soak. does anyone have any instructions to do this. I cannot find anything anywhere. thanks
Fix ink cartridge
I had same problem. I must have ran the clean cycle more than 30-50 times over a period of days. That never made any difference. I was about to toss the whole thing but figured I would try one more thing. If it didn't work I would be in no worse shape. Here is what I did.
Took an almost empty black cartridge and inject a lot of 100% Acetone to dilute ink. Left some black in it since I didn't want to think it was empty. Inserted this cartridge and ran the cleaning a few time. IT WORKED. I used my word processor program and filled a page with large bold font characters and printed a page or two. Each page cleared more nozzles. After doing this cleaning/printing a number of time, I put in the full good cartridge. Ran the cleaning a few time to eject any of the Acetone diluted ink. Ran the printed page a few time to remove more of the diluted ink.
Everything seems to work now.
Posted on Dec 20, 2008
I would not recommended this without a service manual. i would try to google "service manual for Brother MFC-5440CN" such as here
Best of luck
Posted on Oct 19, 2008
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:
Jun 01, 2011 | Brother MFC-5440CN All-In-One InkJet...
Mar 08, 2011 | Brother MFC 6490CW InkJet Printer
Aug 18, 2010 | Brother MFC 420CN All-In-One InkJet...
Jan 02, 2009 | Brother MFC-5440CN All-In-One InkJet...
Aug 21, 2008 | Brother MFC-5440CN All-In-One InkJet...
Feb 12, 2008 | Brother MFC 5100c InkJet Printer
Oct 05, 2007 | Brother MFC-5440CN All-In-One InkJet...
Aug 29, 2006 | Brother MFC 7300C InkJet Printer
1,884 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: