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MFC 5440 CN Unable to Clean error

It shows a warning "UNABLE TO CLEAN" i checked the users manual and said theres a maechanical problem or something like clip inside. I opened and visually checked and everything fine. Is there a specific part i need checked? Please help me. Thanks in advance

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  • t-red459 Sep 02, 2008

    I get "unable to clean " error message, you can Hear the head try to move across the printer, but the head stays stuck while the belt tries to spin

  • ldrock523 Sep 04, 2008




    unable to clean. See troubleshooting and routine maintenance chapter in users guide


  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2009

    its flashing unable to clean.  I opened it up and I can't see anything stuck.

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You need a new waist ink absorber box which can be purchased from a service partner near your home. see brother homepage of your country. After replacing you have to do a eeprom reset which can be found at TIPs here in the forum.

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