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Whats wrong when you get error stating the printer is out of paper, but it's not?

The ready light and the alarm light keeps blinking. When I tried to print, I get an error saying, "The printer is out of paper - add more paper." But the printer has plenty of paper. Whats up with that?

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I had this problem with a Brother HL-2270DW printer. None of the Brother-recommended troubleshooting tips worked, but I finally uninstalled the printer drivers and reinstalled a fresh set of the most current drivers. Fixed the problem!

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Check the paper sensor maybe stuck

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Printer blinking red and showing letter E


Error description:

The Attention (red) light is blinking. There are six possible causes that will display the Attention light pattern:

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Solution :
After the cause of the problem has been addressed, pressing GO will cause the printer to attempt to recover from the cause of the error. If the printer is unsuccessful, it will continue to display the Attention message until the cause is remedied.

Pressing JOB CANCEL will cancel the print job and the printer will return to the Ready state (Ready light on) unless there is a paper jam still in the printer or the print cartridge is not in the printer.

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Ready and alarm lights keep blinking. will not print


Service manual: ready and alarm blinking :
Paper Jam
Clear the paper jam and press the panel button if the printer
does not automatically resume printing.
Misfeed:
Re-install the paper and press the panel button.

Clear the jammed paper inside the printer. Press the panel button
if the printer does not automatically resume printing.

check the sensors:
1) Turn off the printer power switch, open the front cover, and remove the drum unit.
2) Turn on the printer while pressing the control panel button. The Drum LED comes ON.
3) Lightly press the panel button again.
Alarm LED is ON = Front registration sensor is turned ON.
4) Press and release the panel button again.
Drum LED is ON = Paper eject sensor is turned ON.

If sensors are On, paper is being detected, Off- no paper


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Alarm is blinking and computer is stating that


Hi
Error 6A00
The 6A00 is a Canon generic code for paper path jam.

Solution 1:
Move the printhead carriage back and forth a few times.

Solution 2:
Check the purge unit: Moving the print head assembly will not clear a purge unit if its jammed with paper, paper clips, push pins, screws, cookie crisp, flower bud pods or the like.

Solution 3:
Press the ink pads down in the purge unit.


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I replaced the toner cartridge, but I am getting a blinking green ready light with a blinking red alarm light. will not print.


This is a paper jam error. Try reloading the paer if you can not find any paper stuck inside the printer. Then press the start button.

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The traingle is flashing orange the rest not flashing. the printer does not print


In the Attention state, the Attention light is blinking and the Go and Ready lights are off. This state can be reached in the following circumstances:

● Paper tray is empty
● Door open
● Toner Cartridge Missing
● Paper jam/ Tray Misfeed

Pressing Go attempts to reset after a jam is cleared or is ignored in the other error cases. It may be necessary to clear the error manually and press Go or close the top cover. If the error still persists, the device will return to the Attention state.

Note
The LJ1010 product series does not have paper out sensors. When the printer is in an Attention state because the paper tray is empty, the user must reload paper and press Go.

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currently, the error you have is not a service errorl, ready and alarm blink means that you have either a paper jam, no paper, or a paper misfeed.

do you get this error only when you try to print?
according to the service manual the lights can not alternate in blinking.

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Brother Laser Printer HL 1440


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The procedure for the factory inspection mode is as follows.
(1) Turn off the printer power switch, open the front cover, and remove the drum unit.
(2) Turn on the printer power switch while holding down the control panel button. The Drum
LED comes ON.
(3) Lightly press the panel button again.
(4) Check that all the LEDs except the Ready LED are OFF.
✒ If the toner sensor is ON, the Drum LED stays ON (error).
✒ If the front registration sensor is ON, the Alarm LED stays ON (error).
✒ If the upper paper cassette sensor is ON, the Data LED stays ON. (error) (HL-1250
only)
NOTE:
The lower paper cassette solenoid is turned ON/OFF even if the panel button is not pressed.
(5) Check the rear registration sensor.
✒ If the rear registration sensor is stuck backwards, the Ready LED stays OFF. (error)
✒ If the rear registration sensor is moved back and forth, the Ready LED comes ON at
any time. (error)
(6) Check that only the Data LED comes ON while pressing the panel button.
✒ If the paper eject sensor is ON, the Drum LED stays ON. (error)
✒ If the lower paper cassette registration sensor is ON, the Ready LED stays ON. (error)
If the registration sensor is ON, the lower paper cassette solenoid is turned ON, and
the Ready LED also stays ON. (HL-1250 only)
NOTE:
The lower paper cassette solenoid is turned ON/OFF even if the panel button is not pressed.
(7) Install the drum unit.
✒ Check that the Drum LED goes ON and the Ready LED goes OFF.
(8) Close the front cover.
(9) Continue to press the control panel button.
✒ Check that the Data LED stays OFF.
(10) Release the panel button.
(11) If all the sensors except the toner sensor are correct, the printer goes back to the Ready
status.
If any error is detected, the printer stays in the inspection mode.

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