Question about Brother MFC 490cw Color Inkjet Multi-Function Printer

Open Question

Error unable to init.4f - Brother MFC 490cw Color Inkjet Multi-Function Printer

Posted by on

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

pineworks
  • 4041 Answers

SOURCE: Print Brother Mfc-290c Error Print unable 4F

Hi there
With some Brother printers you can try this.

Access the internal maintenance mode by pressing the Menu/Set button, then press * 2 8 6 4 within 2 seconds. This should put you in the maintenance mode menu. Enter 80, and then scroll down with the arrow down (round) key. You'll find an entry listed as purge count. If number is over 6000, enter 2 7 8 3.

This will reset the purge count value. Then the printer will restart, hopefully without the annoying cannot clean message.


Some times this happens because of using cheap compatible ink cartridges if this is the case change the ink cartridges.

Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

Posted on Feb 18, 2010

pineworks
  • 4041 Answers

SOURCE: brother mfc240c init 4F & init 5A

Hi there
With some Brother printers you can try this.

Access the internal maintenance mode by pressing the Menu/Set button, then press * 2 8 6 4 within 2 seconds. This should put you in the maintenance mode menu. Enter 80, and then scroll down with the arrow down (round) key. You'll find an entry listed as purge count. If number is over 6000, enter 2 7 8 3.

This will reset the purge count value. Then the printer will restart, hopefully without the annoying cannot clean message.


Some times this happens because of using cheap compatible ink cartridges if this is the case change the ink cartridges.

Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

Posted on Mar 02, 2010

ITTech7574
  • 85 Answers

SOURCE: init unable 4f

uninstall your printer software under control panel/add remove programs..then reinstall your software again make sure your printer is plug to your pc also...hope this helps..ITTech7574

Posted on Aug 31, 2009

pineworks
  • 4041 Answers

SOURCE: MFC-240C PRINTER DISPLAYS "INIT UNABLE 4F" WHEN TURN ON

Hi there
With some Brother printers you can try this.

Access the internal maintenance mode by pressing the Menu/Set button, then press * 2 8 6 4 within 2 seconds. This should put you in the maintenance mode menu. Enter 80, and then scroll down with the arrow down (round) key. You'll find an entry listed as purge count. If number is over 6000, enter 2 7 8 3.

This will reset the purge count value. Then the printer will restart, hopefully without the annoying cannot clean message.


Some times this happens because of using cheap compatible ink cartridges if this is the case change the ink cartridges.

Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

Posted on Mar 02, 2010

pineworks
  • 4041 Answers

SOURCE: Unable to Init - Machine error 4f

ok please try this

Access the internal maintenance mode by pressing the Menu/Set button, then press * 2 8 6 4 within 2 seconds. This should put you in the maintenance mode menu. Enter 80, then scroll down with the arrow down (round) key. You'll find an entry listed as purge count. If number is over 6000, enter 2 7 8 3.

This will reset the purge count value. Then the printer will restart, hopefully without the annoying cannot clean message.


All I ask is please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

All files on my website are only there for a limited time

Posted on Apr 25, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a problem with "brother DCP-J140W" printer, it shown at the LCD "Init unable 4F" i was thinking the problem must be the printer head, can it be repaired or just replace the head ?


Hi
Error 4F means your printhead is RIP, mostly due to bad quality ink, the only one way to fx the printer is changing the printhead but... is that really worth it?
Well, check on ebay.com or isscx.com if you can find your part at a good price!
Best Regards

Jul 22, 2016 | Brother Dcp J140w - Multifunct

3 Answers

My printer show error init unable 4f


Probably print head or the print head PCB is faulty.

Dec 09, 2014 | Brother DCP-J140w Wireless Compact Inkjet...

1 Answer

An "Unable to Init. 4f" error on a Brother DCP-350C.


unable to print 4F your printer is need to replace new printer head, this the best solution for your printer

Jun 19, 2014 | Brother DCPJ125 All-In-One Inkjet Printer

1 Answer

Unable to init. 4f in Brother MFC j615w


Sorry to say this error refers to a print head failure. It is not a user changeable part. It will need repairing by a Brother service agent and it will probably cost more than the printer is worth.

Mar 14, 2014 | Brother MFC-J615W Compact Wireless Inkjet...

2 Answers

Unable to init 4f


Problem with Brother DCP-J125
Unable to init 4f

Aug 06, 2013 | Brother DCP-J125

1 Answer

Unable init 4f


the dcp-130c 3 in one printer not working. message appears on the printer screen is init unable 4f. pliz help me

Jun 22, 2013 | Brother DCPJ125 All-In-One Inkjet Printer

1 Answer

How can i fix mfcj220 unable to init.4f?


Unable to Init.4f see troubleshooting in user guide brother MFC-J220... Please help.. rdfx.pcnet

Jan 23, 2012 | Office Equipment & Supplies

7 Answers

UNABLE TO INIT 4F BROTHER DCP-J125


my brother printer when on the screen show unable to print 4f
model printer brother dcp-j125 how to solve the problem ?

Dec 16, 2011 | Brother DCPJ125 All-In-One Inkjet Printer

2 Answers

UNABLE TO INIT


MENU * 2864 VERY QUICKLY TAKES YOU TO MAINTANENCE MODE, ALL LIGHS FLASH... PRESS 82 SET, YOUR ERROR CODE WILL DISPLAY. THAT IS NEXT STEP.!!!!

Nov 16, 2007 | Brother MFC-5840CN All-In-One InkJet...

3 Answers

Unable to init error message and and machine error 4f


i can not print any documents it keeps coming up as Init unable 4f please help ?

Sep 27, 2007 | Brother MFC 210C All-In-One InkJet Printer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Brother MFC 490cw Color Inkjet Multi-Function Printer Logo

Related Topics:

468 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Brother Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

CheckitRight
CheckitRight

Level 3 Expert

1362 Answers

Ron Dufek
Ron Dufek

Level 3 Expert

398 Answers

James Cagle
James Cagle

Level 2 Expert

453 Answers

Are you a Brother Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...