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Drops toner inside machine. I just changed yellow high yield toner cartridge two weeks ago and it just went out. Changed cartridge and their was yellow toner inside machine. HELP

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  • Paul Higgins May 18, 2011

    please provide the make and model of printer

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It sounds as if the toner has leaked, maybe it was cracked or seated incorrectly. Toner is so fine that if you use a standard vacuum cleaner the toner may just fly out of the back.

It's still worth trying to vacuum out the spilt toner. Remove all other cartridges first

Inspect the Yellow cartridge for damage to determine if it was that or the printer at fault.

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Brother strongly recommends that customers use only genuine Brother drum units and/or toner cartridges. Each Brother laser printer is designed to work at pre-set temperatures that are matched exactly to each of our individual toner formulations. Each individual component is designed to work with the other to ensure quality and reliability. Using non-Brother supplies may affect the hardware performance, print quality and machine reliability. The Brother limited warranty does not apply to any problem that is caused by the use of third party drum units, toner cartridges or toner.

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g. Reseat the drum unit into the printer pressing it in securely.

h. Close the front cover making sure it latches on both sides.

If the Toner LED is still on or the status monitor continues to display the message "Toner Life End" the printer will need service.

The printer has a one year limited exchange warranty. If the printer is in warranty, call Brother Customer Service at 1-877-Brother (1-877-276-8437) for warranty options.

If the printer is out of warranty, contact a Brother Authorized Service Center for repair by clicking on the link below:
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