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Outgoing fax makes loud clicking noise

As paper feeds (force necessary) for outgoing fax, machine makes loud clicking noise. Drum has been changed with no results.

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  • MMint Dec 03, 2007

    Have a similar problem with a Brother 4100e. We get a clicking sound whenever we receive a fax or print something out. Put in a new drum to no avail.

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2 different problems here. 1st is with document feed and 2 is with paper feed.

1st prob seems to be with the paper feed roller not meshing at the gear. Probably a broken piece on the lower document tray assembly. No real fix for this unless you can strip it out and haywire it.

2nd prob is probably a poorly meshing drum unit. Examine the gear teeth on both the drum and the machine. As you have replaced the drum already (presumably with a brand new one) You might possibly find a missing or badly worn tooth on the messhing gear in the machine.

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