20 Most Recent Brother DCP-L2540DW Multifunction Laser Printer w/Wireless & Duplex Questions & Answers

If Brother support told you to take it to a service center, what makes you think Brother support was wrong?
Why not take it to a service centre?

Brother... | Answered on Mar 13, 2019

Recommend contacting Brother directly

Brother DCP... | Answered on May 20, 2018

maintenance unit is not working normally. See if any thing is stuck or replace it.

Brother DCP... | Answered on Sep 02, 2017

Error code EF - Irregular power supply is detected
Print Unable EF
Turn the power off and then back on again.

Brother DCP... | Answered on May 25, 2017

Turn off the printer and unplug it from the power. Then press and hold the power button for 1 minute. Now release the button, plug in the printer and turn it on and see if the error clears.

If it doesn't fix the issue, you probably have to replace the cartridges. They will cost about $65. Good luck!

Brother DCP... | Answered on Mar 13, 2017

See if you can find the printer driver online (manufacturer's web-page maybe) and install the driver before you connect the printer.

Brother DCP... | Answered on Aug 19, 2016

Under the troubleshooting section(pg.154) it lists this error as having one of two possible causes:

just do CTRL plus f to find
Unable to Clean XX
in the pdf document

As you failed to mention the model number it may not be your model number but the basic principal will be the same on the cause.

Brother DCP... | Answered on Jun 12, 2016

This is a common occurrence for these machines. They can get confused when cartridges are changed before they read as empty.

To correct this.
1) Unplug the printer from both the Power and Computer and remove all cartridges closing the cartridge access panel.
2) Plug the printer into the Power only and turn on. The machine will complain about no cartridges, this is fine.
3) Open Ink access panel and insert the first cartridge (Black is most common and close the panel.
4) The machine will complain about the missing cartridges. Open the panel and insert the second cartridge in the sequence and close the panel again.
5) Repeat the process for the third and fourth cartridge.
6) Once all cartridges have been installed the printer will ask if you have replaced the cartridges. Say no to the Black, Cyan and Yellow but yes to the Magenta and it will display the correct readings.

If this process fails to read the cartridge still then there is something wrong with the sensor inside the machine which probably means new machine.

Brother DCP... | Answered on Jun 04, 2016

There is an absorbent pad under the print head when it is parked. When you clean the heads it catches the ink. It's time to clean the pad.

Brother DCP... | Answered on Mar 17, 2016

change the maintenance unit

Brother DCP... | Answered on Dec 16, 2015

change new toner cartridge or good quality toner for better image.also before refilling make sure remove old toner from the cartridge and clean inside the cartridge with blower. you will get with a good quality image

Brother DCP... | Answered on Dec 16, 2015

This may help others with scanning issues:
I just bought a Brother MFCJ6510 printer/scanner and was nearly driven cracked trying to get the scanner to work as it was not talking to the PC, even though as a printer it was working fine. Realised eventually that it was just the Brother Control Centre 4 it wasn't talking to. After hours of re-installing software and updates, etc, nothing worked.
The solution: I went into Control Panel on my PC (I use Windows XP), to the Scanners and Cameras section, and in there the Brother Scanner was visible and could be used from there, Click on it to open the Windows Scanner and Camera Wizard and use that. Further, by right-clicking on it and going to properties I choose the software to start when it talks to the PC. I abandoned the Brother CC4 and set it up to start the Scanner and Camera Wizard if I choose 'Scan to Image' on the scanner control panel, and to open Photoshop if I 'Scan to File' on the scanner. Works fine either way, just make sure you choose the right dpi setting to suit your needs.
Hope this helps somebody else as frustrated as I was.

Brother DCP... | Answered on Nov 20, 2015

if you don't like to install ocr software to your computer, you can try this free online ocr tool

Brother DCP... | Answered on Sep 18, 2015

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