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Unable to print 51, Brother MFC-845CW - Brother MFC-5840CN All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Error code #51 - encoder strip may be stained with ink, purge cam shaft broken.

Note: error codes for inkjet printers are different than lasers.

Posted on Oct 19, 2010

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SOURCE: brother mfc-845cw error unable to print 4f

Hi there
Ok try see if this work.
With some Brother printers you can try this.

Access the internal maintenance mode by pressing the Menu/Set button, then press * 2 8 6 4 within 2 seconds. This should put you in the maintenance mode menu. Enter 80, and then scroll down with the arrow down (round) key. You'll find an entry listed as purge count. If number is over 6000, enter 2 7 8 3.

This will reset the purge count value. Then the printer will restart, hopefully without the annoying cannot clean message.


Some times this happens because of using cheap compatible ink cartridges if this is the case change the ink cartridges.

Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

Posted on Mar 02, 2010

pineworks
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SOURCE: my brother printer mfc-845cw is giving me an error

Hi Ok try this it may work.
1.Go Menu
Type in *2864
Type in 10
Code WSW00 shows
Type in 51
Code WSW51 0000001 will show
Try different values, eg change to 000000 or 0000010
BUT remember original code to get back to

To exit type 99
Also can try.
Solution:
· Machine off
· Switch on the machine while holding down the “menu”button until all the leds are flashing on/off. Now you are in “maintenance” mode.
· Press 80
· Press the “mono start” button several times until you see “purge: xxxx”
· Press “2783” in order to reset the purge counter. You will see: “purge:0000”
· Press the "stop" button.
· Press “99” to exit the maintenance mode.
Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one
All The Best: Pineworks
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Posted on Mar 02, 2010

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SOURCE: unable to print 51. what does this mean?

Here mate this should help: http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/eu/gb/en/faq/faq/000000/000500/000065/faq000565_013.html?reg=eu&c=gb&lang=en&prod=mfc440cn_all&Cat=11

Posted on Jun 13, 2010

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Hi Ok try this it may work.
1.Go Menu
Type in *2864
Type in 10
Code WSW00 shows
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Try different values, eg change to 000000 or 0000010
BUT remember original code to get back to

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· Press the "stop" button.
· Press “99” to exit the maintenance mode.
Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one
All The Best: Pineworks
·

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