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The toner light stays on even after we have replaced the cartridge with a new one. Recently we replaced the drum and it was working ok for a short while and then the toner light stays on and the printer will not print unless we take the cartridge out and shake it. It then prints a couple of sheets and stops with the light on again.

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Here you got bud just copy and paste all this **** below into the http:// window at the top of your web box:

You gotta reset the plastic piece at the end. Also, get you some black electric tape and tape the 2 circular clear plastic plugs on each end of the cartridge. The sneaky bastards at Brother shoot a laser through these clear plastic plugs and when the toner goes below these plugs that causes your printer to say your out of toner even though your not. Therefore if you tape over these clear plugs, then you can squeeze another 225 pages of pure printing bliss without needing a replacement.

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