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Replaced toner cart in my Kyocera FS1550 (same as FS1500 and FS1600) but after printing 50 copies message "Replace toner kit TK12" appears and printer won't work

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  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2011

    Yes, I did several times. I had another brand new original Kyo Toner cartridge which did exactly the same - i.e. it printed about 50 copies, then zilch.
    I also pushed the roller thingy which is under the toner cartridge firmly into its seating but to no avail. I checked to make sure the used toner outlet was clear from obstruction.
    Any more ideas would be much appreciated. This is good workhorse printer, generally rock solid, but this is a complete mystery.

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2011

    The adhesive strips had been removed otherwise I could not have printed the first 50 copies. Both cartridges were factory sealed brand new original Kyocera items.

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2011

    @ nutcas3
    Yes I removed the cartridge and vigorously shook them horizontally (as shown in the instruction leaflet) to ensure any caked toner was dispersed.

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Did you try to remove it, shake it, and put it back?
Maybe is not well insert.

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Check to see it the toner cartridg is fully seated. Also the is usually a tab or strip that has to be removed. Check the instructions.

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