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Printer keeps restarting itself all the time, and does not print at all

I have a Brother MFC-5440 that worked fine for about 8 months. After that, it suddenly started to just keep restarting itself in all the 3 modes (copy, scan and fax). I unplugged it for couple days and plugged it back in, didn't work. Reinstalled the drivers on the PC, didn't fix it. I would really appreciate it if someone can help me on this one. thanks

Posted by Parth Patel on

  • Pmikig Jan 05, 2009

    Printer restarts itself. Brother lab suggested to replace the main board (obviously...) A new one costs almost the same as fixing it. Any ideas?

  • Mark Jones
    Mark Jones Dec 09, 2015

    Anyone found a solution to this? - I have the exact same problem. Updating the firmware did not solve it.

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Anonymous

Try downloading the latest firmware. Ti might sort it out for you.

Posted on Sep 13, 2007

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SOURCE: I can't scan on my Brother MFC 5440 CN

Hi, remove the softsware that came with the Brother, and then re-install as per the manufacturers instructions

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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Buddy Mcsparrin

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SOURCE: i get vertical lines on scans and copies when

Hello,

Check out this page on our web site at:
http://www.ccl-la.com/dirty_scanner.htm This page shows you what to do to get rid of the lines on scans and copies.

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Posted on Jan 12, 2010

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wayne walker

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SOURCE: Brother MFC 5440 CN, Can the color be turned off?

You may be able to select black only from the driver properties
One of the options is to use grey scale

goto printers right click on the printer Properties you may find the option within those settings
NOTE however, each time you switch the printer on it may use the colour as it starts and calibrates
Heres a link to the user manual http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc/public/eu/gb/en/doc/manual_index.html?reg=eu&c=gb&lang=en&prod=mfc5440cn_all&dlid=&flang=English&type2=-1
direct link to the manuals For basic information about the product. http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/Public/files/dlf/doc000240/BH3_UkEngSoft_D.pdf Software User's Guidehttp://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/files/dlf/doc000075/BH3FB_UkEngUsr_B.pdf

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