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We have a Brother HL-2040 abd the toner light keeps flashing and we are unable to print anything and it has toner in it

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Hey there,
Brother printers are known for this problem. They tell you that toner is empty based on sensors and not based on actual toner left. A way around this is to take out the toner and look on the sides of it. There should be a hole on each side (one that has clear plastic over it). These holes are used for the sensors. Take some electrical tape (or any dark tape) and tape over those holes. Once they are tapped over the sensors think there is toner. Put the toner back in and enjoy.

Hope this helps!!!

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