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Change Drum Soon still shows after changing the drum unit

How do I clear the change drum soon message?

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  • dastagirdude Jan 04, 2009

    My fax machine showing message "change drum unit",bfore it was working fine.I hav changed it to a new one,but still the error occur.

    Help me out,for this troubleshoot.

    And its ringing then showing Receiving then stops,but no fax were received.

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    I have the same problem even after changing drum, message is still showing change the drum How I can take care of this problem.
    MFC 8420 printer

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After changing the Drum, open front cover and press "clear" then press "1" to reset.

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