20 Most Recent Brother MFC 210C All-In-One InkJet Printer Questions & Answers


Brother MFC-210C does not reset after ink is replaced

please clean ink tank level sensor.
11/14/2021 10:53:44 AM • Brother MFC 210C... • Answered on Nov 14, 2021

Machine Error 50 in brother DCP-J125

Sir/Madam Please Follow The Link To fix Your Brother Printer Problem Below Url Link: The LCD displays an error code number What does it mean Brother In Case You Still Having Brother Printer Problem Then Follow Us For On : Brother Printer Support
11/14/2021 7:41:36 AM • Brother MFC 210C... • Answered on Nov 14, 2021

How do I remove and replace the ink absorber pad/tank on my Brother MFC - 820 CW

Have a look at http://www.hstt.net/refill-faq/inside.html#Brother_mfc215c which is specificlly for the MFC-210c - no sure how similar the 820CW is.It's in German but google does a reasonable translation.After receiving a "UNABLE TO CLEAN" message, I've just cleaned the pads on my MFC-425CN (washed in cold water) and re-set the purge counter - all working fine now.John D. - Adelaide
8/1/2021 7:18:41 AM • Brother MFC 210C... • Answered on Aug 01, 2021

Photocopy unable

Sir/ Madam Hear Is The Soluction which Help You To Fix Your Brother MFC 210C Photo Copy Problem, Description: Issues with the paper feed could include:
  • Feeding multiple pages.
  • Misfeeds the paper.
  • Printed pages are not stacked neatly.
  • "No Paper Fed" or "Paper Jam" messages appear on the LCD.
To prevent these issues, try the following recommendations:
  1. Verify the paper is loaded properly in the paper tray and the paper support flap is unfolded.
  1. Pull the paper tray out of the machine and remove the output paper tray.
  1. Remove the paper from the paper tray.
  2. Pull the paper support out and unfold the paper support flap.
  1. Fan the stack of paper well to avoid paper jams and misfeeds.
  1. Gently insert the paper into the paper tray print side face down and the leading edge (top of the paper) in first. The paper should be flat in the tray and below the maximum paper mark. Be sure you do not push the paper in too far as it may lift at the end of the tray and cause feed problems.
  1. Press and slide the paper guides on the sides of the paper to fit the paper width.
  1. Clean the paper pick-up roller NOTE: Illustrations shown below are from the representative product and may differ from your Brother machine.
    1. Pull the paper tray completely out of the machine.
    2. Unplug the machine from the AC power outlet and remove the Jam Clear Cover (1).
    roller3.gif Note DO NOT place the jam clear cover face down as shown in the illustration. You may damage the cover and cause paper jam. cover3.gif
    1. Clean the Paper Pick-up Roller (1) with isopropyl alcohol on a cotton swab. roller4.gif
    2. Put the Jam Clear Cover back on. Make sure the cover is set properly. cover4.gif
    3. Put the paper tray firmly back in the machine.
    4. Re-connect the power cord.
  2. Verify there is only ONE type of paper loaded in the paper tray.
  3. Make sure that you use paper that meets our specifications. To see the detail of the specifications, refer to the User's Guide. The latest User's Guide is available in the Manuals section.
  4. Do not use paper that is damaged, curled, wrinkled, or irregularly shaped.
  5. We recommend using Brother paper to ensure the paper meets the proper specifications.
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7/31/2021 11:05:55 AM • Brother MFC 210C... • Answered on Jul 31, 2021

The screen shows "Unable to

If you look at the Brother website you will find a trouble shooting guide for your machine.

In the guide, for the error you quote Brothers guidance is to check for a stuck piece paper, however it also states that if the printhead is hard over to one side (righthand side if memory serves me correct), then to contact Brother. If you do so, Brother will tell you it needs to be serviced by a Brother agent, which will likely cost you more than a new one !

If it isnt a stuck piece of paper, the problem is due to the fact that Brother machines excessively self-clean. Each time they self-clean a small amount of ink is dumped in to a holding tank/sponge. When a predefined number of self-clean operations have been performed, the machine refuses to print and gives the error message you have stated. Brother state that the tank/sponge must be replaced before the counter is reset, again by a Brother agent.

However, there is a way of reseting the self-clean counter yourself - if you Google your model number and the error code somewhere in the results you'll find how to do it. The only risk of doing this without changing the tank/sponge is that it will eventually overflow and leak out the bottom, but I did my Brother all in one some time ago and have had no problems yet.
6/21/2021 11:10:13 AM • Brother MFC 210C... • Answered on Jun 21, 2021

When I print something it says the printer is offline.

I assume the printer says offline. On your computer, check that the printer properties doesn't have it set to offline. If you have Windows, you go into the printers, right click the printer in question and make sure there is no check mark next to the offline option.
2/11/2021 7:15:46 PM • Brother MFC 210C... • Answered on Feb 11, 2021

Hi I just replaced the ink cartridge on my 210c

If you have already run the deep cleaning utility and alignment utility, it sounds like you may be using aftermarket/refilled cartridges. The nozzles and ink sensors may be clogged.

To clear the sensors and nozzle, install new OEM cartridges, run deep cleaning a number of times (at least 3 times), and then the alignment utility.
Aftermarket/refilled cartridges do not always meet the manufacturer's specifications for quality. Try cartridges from LDproducts.com for your printer. I've never had a problem with their aftermarket cartridges.
Please rate this solution. Thanks.
1/11/2021 3:23:57 PM • Brother MFC 210C... • Answered on Jan 11, 2021

How can i clean my mfc 210c printer head maually

The majority of the printer parts like take up rollers and gears can be cleaned using Rubbing (IsopropylAlcohol or aka Surgical Spirit in the UK this will remove ost of the finger grease that can build up over time.

I wouldn't however suggest that you attempt to manually clean the print heads as they can easily be damaged and destroy the printer replacement heads can be as much as a new printer and difficult to change.

I recommend using the deep clean function found in the printer driver maintenance tab, you might have to run it 3 times at least if you don't use your printer very often.

Tip is to always leave enough ink in the cartridges to prevent the heads from drying out, this is why most manufactures tell you to replace ink when there is about 5% left in them to prevent this happening
1/11/2021 3:23:47 PM • Brother MFC 210C... • Answered on Jan 11, 2021

Brother Printer Setup & Support Call 1-8O5-225-669O We are 24 Hour Available Call For Help....

Here is the link to the Brother Canada website, there you can search for what you need!
11/25/2019 10:05:45 PM • Brother MFC 210C... • Answered on Nov 25, 2019

Printer Setup & Support Call 1-(805) 225-6690 For help We are 24 Hour Available Call Now For Help

You try to solve that problem by following the instruction the machine gave you. Here is the link to the manual.

Hope it helps.
11/13/2019 6:32:43 PM • Brother MFC 210C... • Answered on Nov 13, 2019

Brothers Printer

manual instaration
8/1/2019 10:47:51 AM • Brother MFC 210C... • Answered on Aug 01, 2019

My printer say "Unable to clean See trouble

you can download the user guide in english language from this link: http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/Public/files/dlf/doc000222/Mini2LowBase_UkEngUsr.pdf for the error enable to claen see page 11-4
5/23/2018 7:44:43 AM • Brother MFC 210C... • Answered on May 23, 2018


take q tip and lacqure thinner give it some help If you need further help, reach me via phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/scott_8b3f0f0fc5f566a7
2/6/2018 11:41:05 PM • Brother MFC 210C... • Answered on Feb 06, 2018

How do i dismantle the printer to reach the purge ink box?

This procedure It is easy. Used baby cleanining tissues and tiny screwdrivet to remaches the purge box. Cleanining it until the tissue seems to be clean
1/13/2018 2:33:50 PM • Brother MFC 210C... • Answered on Jan 13, 2018

I cant figure out how to cancel print jobs on my printer. Its a brother MFC 210C MFC-420CN Its been out of ink for awhile and now all of these documents are keep printing because we put ink in. I cant

If you are using xp click on start , then control panel, then printers and fax, double click and a small window will open showing all of your print jobs. Click on the farthest left item (on mine it says printers) then it comes with an option to cancel all print jobs, click that. I hope this helps. If that first item does not show it click on all of the options at the top till you find the one that says cancel all print jobs.
1/13/2018 1:18:52 PM • Brother MFC 210C... • Answered on Jan 13, 2018

Print test page mfc210c

good day...If you done for cleaning the printer head, the the nozzle check have some missing squares in between, either black or all color, will theirs a problem on the print head...the solution is need to replace the printer head
12/18/2017 7:37:24 AM • Brother MFC 210C... • Answered on Dec 18, 2017


good day! Unable to print 50 means'' the machine does not work due to paper jam or some sensor...mostly unable to print 50 is sensor problem. to clear the problem clean the sensor, and then the mechanical...t unable 50-wvbqo0cgzuweogbaoky5sn4m-3-0.png
12/18/2017 7:32:22 AM • Brother MFC 210C... • Answered on Dec 18, 2017

Color printing problem

You probably set the grayscale option in a program. When you start to prin and want color, you should be able to click on properties on the print screen and will see an option to change to color.
10/22/2017 8:01:00 PM • Brother MFC 210C... • Answered on Oct 22, 2017

MFC 210C machine error 4F


To resolve the issue you'r facing with, you need to 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 error code 4F.

Please do rate this solution as FixYa and revert for further assistance.


8/9/2017 10:23:10 AM • Brother MFC 210C... • Answered on Aug 09, 2017

Black ink cartridges not working.Have tried two

I had inserted a new black ink cartridge in my DCP - 585CW Brother printer and it does not print, the coloured ink workks but not the new black ink?
7/22/2017 11:54:20 AM • Brother MFC 210C... • Answered on Jul 22, 2017
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