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Brother 3240 printer

The screen is showing the problem # 52 and will not print, after it has undertaken cleaning

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  • John Rigali
    John Rigali May 11, 2010

    Please describe a situation in which the printer does not print. Tell me the following:



    • the name of the program from which you're trying to print

    • what you're trying to print

    • how you're trying to print (are you clicking on a Print button? are you selecting a command from a pull-down menu?)

    • everything that happens as a result of your attempt to print

    • which "screen" shows "52"

    • anything else that appears with the "52"

  • John Rigali
    John Rigali May 11, 2010

    I am unaware of a "problem #52" with the MFC-3240C. Can you give us a situation in which the problem occurs, and describe the problem exactly?

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The printer is in the computer system but will not print out on the printer---the button keeps jumping to "fax" and won't stay on "copy"

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

The printer will not print - this happened all of a sudden. The sreen came up with the number 52.

All the cartridges are either new or nearly new.

regards

Rob

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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http://www.fixya.com/support/t233921-not_printing

you need to get error code there are many posts on this your is simular to 210,215,110,115, 3240, 425, 445 etc etc

probally waste tank full, look under brother inkjets here on fixya

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