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Clean the HL-2040 drum?

Exactly How Does One Clean the HL-2040 drum?

Mine has blank strips down the page.

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  • eapen Jun 22, 2008

    drum light on

  • goldens Oct 02, 2008

    drum light was on, so we replaced the drum



    now?



    the drum light is STILL on



    any suggestions?

    much appreciated

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There's a tab on the drum that might be not to the right side of it

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Brother HL-2040, The drum light keeps coming on and the left side of the printed page is all black?


Sounds like the toner cart. has toner packed at one end and possibly the drum cartridge is dirty. Remove both from the printer, separate the 2 and vacuum the drum cart. - them blow it clean. Run the drum wire cleaner (purple/blue tab on front edge of drum cart.) back & forth a number of times. Blow out the inside of the printer to get out toner dust. Reinstall toner back into drum cart, then hold GO/Control button down until all lights are on, let go, reinstall toner&drum back into printer, close door. Power down - then back on. That should do it. Worst case, you'll have to replace the drum unit.

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before putting the drum in, there is a little tab that you have to move left to right and back, do it a couple times that should solve the problem. if not, its probably a bad drum. look at the drum and see if you see those spots patterns on the drum just for an assurance.

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hi!  have you check you toner, it has a white strap, you need to strip it to open the nozzle of your toner. but before you do that you need to shake it first to have a sharp print out before you would strip that white strap. have a nice day

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Could be that there are a mark on the drum itself or some dirt, remove the drum unit and inspect the surface , by rotating the drum , becareful not to touch the drum as it will leave marks on the surface

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Drum needs replacing, normal consumable, possible faulty toner hard to know when you use non gen items.

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when replacing the toner did you remove the plastic film sealing the toner? if the drums receives no toner you will get blank pages. please check

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Sounds to me like the toner - that is the toner cartridge has the wrong toner in it. The drum should be OK - clean it up first and then use a genuine toner cartridge OR you can buy our refill kit on eBay - search for Brother HL2040 - michellem6123

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