Top 20 Brother MFC-3240C All-In-One InkJet Printer Questions & Answers

Not sure what 82 code is but A2 and A1 have to do with size of paper possible original to long for size of paper in cassette

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hi, i normally do not work on ink jets anymore. this may be simple. find the "menu" button push "menu"then "0" then "0" it should show you a language list select your language. push "ok"..done

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try cleaning the primary feed rollers with 99% alcohol. make sure mahine is unplugged and the rollers are dry prior to repluggin it in.

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Here it is. I hope it helps.


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Hi Jason, 5A is usually caused by a bad maintenance unit. The purge cam gear may be broken or too much load on the maintenance unit. Either way replacing maintenance unit should solve the problem.

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One of the reasons why such error flashes is because the paper or media your are using might not be suitable for the printer. Always check on your paper preference before printing.

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Even though you believe ink is still in the cartridge, your printer may not be able to sense this ink and may erroneously report that the cartridge is spent. If you receive this warning, remove the cartridge, turn off the printer and unplug it from the electricity. Wait 10 minutes. Restore the power and reinstall the cartridge as if it were brand-new. In many cases, the last bit of ink can be accessed after all--at least enough to produce a few more pages before the warning reappears.

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actually you cannot print it without the color ink installed

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if you can see the mark X in black ink then you have to replace cause the printer not to print even its not totally empty...

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In most cases the printer driver software can have errors while being in use or is shut down. So to reset remove your printer from the PC and uninstall the printer software. Now reinstall the printer software and then connect the Printer to be detected as a new hardware as it will be installed. Now check the printer properties to see the ink levels.
Activate head cleaning before a test is taken . Sometimes it is possible that the head is not reacting to the need of the PC command or can be an issue with ink drying or poor ink cartridge contacts. Sometimes the power supply unit must be checked as a poor SMPS unit can deliver low voltage and cause issues to the printer function. Check all the leads and connections of the mother board , the tags to the ink cartridge. Also check the mechanical settings of the ink cartridge , if jammed or tight remove motor and manually free the drive before it is set back.

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This printer connects via USB cable and not thru a parallel printer cable. The USB connector is actually inside the machine. Here is a small image of where the connector is and a link to the quick start guide.

here is a link to the entire document

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On the back of the printer there should be a place to plug in at USB B cable. This is a square whole (check an image search for what USB B looks like). That cable then converts to a standard USB to plug into your computer.
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