20 Most Recent Brother DCP-7040 Laser Printer Questions & Answers


If you print single page ?

Brother DCP-7040... | Answered on Feb 07, 2019


It has no accurate measure of the toner left, it is reset when you put in a fresh toner and just counts prints. The Brother shines a light thru a little window from right to left and when the toner is empty the light shines thru and it says it's empty.

Brother DCP-7040... | Answered on Jun 18, 2016


Type of media (paper) In correct setting in printer set up and or printer properties. direction of media just some

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Brother DCP-7040... | Answered on Dec 29, 2015


Easiest way to find out how: go to youtube, search for reset and your printermodel. I found my reset method there.. Good luck.

Brother DCP-7040... | Answered on Aug 14, 2015


Before refilling, clean entire cartridge units. Remote its cleaning blade and clean it with an IP solutions and make sure no bends in cleaning blade. Do not mix new toner powder with old one. Also clean plastic portion below the developer roller also. Then the same complaint found, clean the LSU unit of the machine. Now it work properly.

Brother DCP-7040... | Answered on Feb 11, 2015


Entirely black might not be drum, could be laser unit.

Brother DCP-7040... | Answered on Dec 09, 2014


The corona wire is at the drum unit with a colored tab for sliding from left to right and vice versa. Remember to park it back

Brother DCP-7040... | Answered on Dec 09, 2014


Replace the toner with a new one.

Brother DCP-7040... | Answered on Dec 09, 2014


Sounds like a poor quality toner was put in your cartridge. If you are using remanufactured cartridges see your remanufacturer for a replacement. If you are using OEM cartridges contact Brother directly and they can sort out the issues and supply replacement cartridges.

Brother DCP-7040... | Answered on Sep 16, 2014


check powder , control panel , check printing faults .

Brother DCP-7040... | Answered on Jul 19, 2014


Check the back cover. Open it and make sure there are no paper leftovers there. and close it back tightly.

Brother DCP-7040... | Answered on Jun 09, 2014


The drum is the the part where the the toner is attached to it , I replace mine once a year, I use it a lot, to reset the Drum Open the toner cover on the printer press Clear/back then press up /+ button good luck ce045b2c-0a6a-4f93-aca7-1409863e8241.jpg

Brother DCP-7040... | Answered on May 30, 2014


If your cartridge has a lever on the left side near the rear, it needs to be reset, and there's a lever inside on the left that can stick and cause that error. You need to wiggle and pull that lever until it moves freely again.

Brother DCP-7040... | Answered on May 16, 2014


try replacing the drum unit.If that doesn't work look at replacing the fusing unit.there may be a blue slider on the front top of the drum unit;if so slide it back and forth 3 or 4 times making sure it is left in the same position as when you started.

Brother DCP-7040... | Answered on Apr 26, 2014


With the computer off will the printer still make a copy? If the printer can still make a copy stand alone, then try deleteing the printer and reinstalling the printer driver.

Brother DCP-7040... | Answered on Mar 31, 2014

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