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Brother HL-2040 Hi, I refilled the toner on my printer. Now the pages come out all filthy. Looks line a car tire ran over it. the drum is coated with toner. Any hope? Denis

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Take the cartridge out, take the refil out, and clean the red roller inside. Worked for me

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

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You must change a new drum also new toner

Posted on Jul 28, 2008

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Drum light on - printer won't print


you have ran out of toner, replace it you're good to go.

Jun 03, 2010 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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Brother HL 2040 prints extremely light and seems to smudge? Just changed out the tone cartridge and no change.


I'm not sure if the drum is going out or not. How many toners have you used? The drum is rated at 12,000 pages and the toner is supposed to yeild 2500 pages, so 4 or 5 toners ought to finish the drum. Did you clean the area around the drum? I don't think you're supposed to touch it, but I've never had to touch my 7240 in 4 years, except to change the toner.

The good news is the toner will fit in more than one Brother machine and the printers are inexpensive. It almost makes buying a new machine more economical than a drum :-}

The HL printer is Manufacturer Discontinued, the new ones use a 360 series drum and toner, and the MFC's (7220 etc.) are about $200 vs. $116 for the drum. Hmmm.

Might be time to upgrade.

Carl

Jan 08, 2010 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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I have a brother 2140 printer, it ran out of toner and i refilled toner starter cartridge , and error message comes back to clean the corona , i replaced ther cartridge with a new tn-360 cartridge, but...


When it says to clean the corona, on the drum there is a purple tab that moves from one side to the other. run it back and forth a couple times that should solve the problem.

I dont recommend refilling the cartridges, we have had several issues in repairing those printers with refill. if you must use refills, i would recommend getting 2nd or 3rd party manufacturers.

if you need help, you can contact us.
thanks adi

Dec 31, 2009 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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Black smudges all over the page


Are you using a Brother toner cartridge? Some refilled and so called compatible cartridges will drop toner at random onto the page. It also could be your Drum.

Oct 09, 2009 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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NEver Ever Never Ever refill theses toner units!! They will always ruin the drum and fixing units. It will eventually coat the rollers with toner and cause jams. IT's a toner/developer unit and must be replaced with OEM product.

Jun 06, 2009 | Brother HL-2070N Laser Printer

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Changing the toner on a brother HL-2040 in my office


It should be one unit??? look at the toner cartridge and look for a shiny cylinder that is the drum.

you can google brother hl2040 drum and click on images on the top right of google to see what it looks like

Aug 21, 2008 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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Brother Printer HL-2040


1- either is out of toner
2-the shutter for the optics is staying closed
3-the gear that engages the toner/drum is not turning it

Aug 20, 2008 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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Dark line down printed page


problem in your fuser assy call to hardware service provider

Feb 28, 2008 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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BROTHER HL-2040 LASER PRINTER- TONER LED INDICATOR STAYS ON AFTER I REFILLED THE TONER


Dont recomend refills causes too many problems, like you are experencing, put in a real brother toner should fix problem.

great link to explain of lights on panel

Dec 18, 2007 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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Brother HL-2040 Printing With Strange Gray Marks on Back of Paper


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

Oct 16, 2007 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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