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Brother 2040 all lights keep blinking

I have a brother 2040 and it had a paper jam and the toner needed changed. I got the paper out and changed the toner and now the lights wont stop blinking or print anything. Please help me.

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  • Anonymous May 13, 2008

    I'm experiencing the same problem. Did you find a fix?

  • Anonymous Jun 03, 2008

    The ready, paper, drum and toner lights keeps blinking all at the same time.

  • Anonymous Jun 13, 2008

    Brother HL-2040

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Just got the following solution that worked for me:
1. Power Unit off

2. Open front cover

3. Press and hold GO and turn power on

4. When all 3 lights lit release and press GO twice

5. All lights turn solid

6. With all solid, press GO 5 times

7. Ready light GOes red

8. Close door and you're all set

Got it from here:  http://www.fixya.com/support/t612015-print

Posted on Jun 10, 2008

  • Joseph G Sep 18, 2013

    awesome - worked for me! Printer was doing this after someone hit a power pole with a car in our front yard.

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