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Our Brother Fax Machine MFC 8500 is giving us a large black bar on the right side of the page, about 2" x 6". I have cleaned it, front and back, top to bottom and have not had any large amounts of toner in the machine, only traces of toner. We replaced the drum, because it was telling us we needed to. I got the bar to go away for a few days, but it came back again. We had someone tell us it might be the fuser?!

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The entire front, sides, and rear cover is all one piece. Take the screws out and lift straight up.

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SOURCE: I have a Brother fax

Please follow the link below, it will show you step by step how to replace the toner cartridge.

http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/us/ca/en/faq/faq/000000/000000/000065/faq000065_029.html?reg=us&c=ca&lang=en&prod=mfc8460n_all

Posted on Apr 11, 2010

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The machine will only work with genuine ccartridgeses and not refilled or reconditioned cartridges the cartrage you are trying to install is either a refilled unit or the cartridges is faulty.

Posted on Apr 13, 2010

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SOURCE: We have a Brother MFC -8500 fax machine. Every day

The Drum unit is a consumable.

Buy a new Drum from Staples , Office Max etc and replace it soon.
It will stop and refuse to print when a certain page count is reached.

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