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Red status light came on red and toner light --orange

Put new toner in --no fix. Have tried factory reset --no help Have tried several peoples solutions i.e. remove cartridge push go 1 sec instal cartridge keep door open push go button 1 sec then close door push go again --no joy. do you have any ideas please

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I have solved my own problem, I have a second identical printer that just developed the same problem, so this seems like a common problem. The solution was to replace the "toner sensor pcb assy" model # lj9935001. It is located in the left side panel which is easily removed (2 screws), I had it replaced in half an hour and that was the first time. It clips in ,the wire needs threading a little then then connector . if you take your time and think it through it is easy then turn it on and presto nothing but green status light. costs $18.50 with shipping ground. Contact Brother 901-379-1000, get customer service and ask for parts dept. Best of luck.

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