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My drum light is flushing - Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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Open front door where toner/drum goes in
Hold GO button down for about 5 seconds
All lights should come on then go out when GO button is released
Shut door and wait for warm up to end
Drum light should no longer be flashing
If still flashing then try procedure again

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The light means (acording to Brother.com) that the drum will need to be replaced soon. It is available for purchase online through Office Depot, Office Max, Best Buy, etc. for about $120 U.S.

Check out the user manual in PDF format on the Brother website. The pertinent info is on page 46 of the PDF (Control Panel section, page 3). See link below:

http://www.brother-usa.com/ModelDocuments/Consumer/Users%20Manual/UM_HL_2040_2070N_EN_1289.PDF

Posted on Oct 14, 2010

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My drum light was BLINKING then I took out everything and shook it a little. Now the drum light is SOLID ON and won't print anything.
How to physically reset the thing so the light stays off? How to clean the drum if needed?

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