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The drum light was blinking so have decided to replace with new drum, have put in an original new one as HP not one of these enviro things and the drum light still kepps flashing.

I have replaced the drum unit previously with no problems


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F the Drum LED is still lit after replacing the drum unit, the Drum counter may not be reset.
Reset the Drum counter as follows:

  1. Open the front cover.
  2. Locate the control panel button under the LED lights on the left side.
  3. Press the control panel button until all lights are lit, then release it.
    The Drum counter is now reset.

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I changed the new drum for my HL-2040 printer. But the LED light shown orange. Can I know how I going to do reset for the new drum. Thanks!


  • The Drum LED continues to blink if the drum counter was not reset when you replaced the drum. To reset the drum follow the instructions below:
  1. Open the front cover of the printer
  2. Press and hold down Go button for about 4 seconds until al the LEDs light up. Once all 4 LEDs are lit, release the Go button.
  3. Close the front cover.
http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/eu/eu_ot/en/faq/faq/000000/000300/000055/faq000355_007.html?reg=eu&c=eu_ot&lang=en&prod=hl2040_all

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Drum light is going on


the drum will blink to notify you that it is time to replace it with a new drum.

Dec 16, 2010 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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My printer brother hl-2040 drum light is blinking what is the problem


Time for you to replace the laser drum unit in the printer.

the drum units have a life cycle of about 5000 pages and then need to be replaced. Order a new one from Office Depot and simply swap the units.

Cheers,

Keith

Jan 13, 2010 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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Drum light blinks


1. The Drum LED blinks if the drum unit is near the end of its life. Use the drum unit until
you have a print quality problem, then replace the drum unit with a new one.
2. The Drum LED continues to blink if the drum counter was not reset when you replaced
the drum.
To reset the drum follow the instructions below:
a. Open the front cover of the printer.
b. Press and hold down the white button for about 4 seconds until all the LEDs light up. Once all 4 LEDs are lit, release the
button.
c. Close

Dec 10, 2009 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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Resetting the Drum counter on a Brother HL-2040


Hi.
Have you recently replaced the drum?
  • The Drum LED blinks if the drum unit is near the end of its life. Use the drum unit until you have a print quality problem, then replace the drum unit with a new one.
  • The Drum LED continues to blink if the drum counter was not reset when you replaced the drum. To reset the drum follow the instructions below:
  1. Open the front cover of the printer.
  2. Press and hold down Go button for about 4 seconds until al the LEDs light up. Once all 4 LEDs are lit, release the Go button.
  3. Close the front cover.
Reset the drum counter only when you replaced the drum unit with a new one.

Aug 03, 2009 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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DRUM LIGHT KEEP FLASHING


Take the drum out and wrap it up to keep the light out of it.  Check the contacts inside the printer and make sure there is nothing broken on them.  If there is toner on them, try to clean them off.

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Drum and toner led blinking


I have the same problems with you guys, and none of the solutions above work.
I solved Brother HL-2040 with the following tricks

1. Use the link below to process steps 1-4 and stop.
http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/us/us/en/faq/faq/000000/002500/000017/faq002517_001.html?reg=us&c=us&lang=en&prod=hl2040_all&Cat=11

2. Use screw driver to remove 3 screws on one side of the toner

3. From the small separate part after removed it from the toner, there is a small white adjustment (plastic), use your finger adjust to the opposite side. Put it back to the toner, and screw them back as original.

4. Follow the remain steps from the link above,

Your toner indicator should be turn OFF

Regards
Vu

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Drum needs replacing, normal consumable, possible faulty toner hard to know when you use non gen items.

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Printer drum light on


Have you already replaced the drum? If you have not replaced the drum that may be why you are getting smudges. If you have already replaced the drum, here is the reset procedure. The Drum LED blinks if the drum unit is near the end of its life. Use the drum unit until you have a print quality problem, then replace the drum unit with a new one. The Drum LED continues to blink if the drum counter was not reset when you replaced the drum. To reset the drum follow the instructions below: Open the front cover of the printer. Press and hold down Go button for about 4 seconds until al the LEDs light up. Once all 4 LEDs are lit, release the Go button. Close the front cover. CautionReset the drum counter only when you replaced the drum unit with a new one.Related Models HL-2030, HL-2030R, HL-2040, HL-2040R, HL-2070N, HL-2070NR http://www.tonerovernight.com

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