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Unable to print

I have the 'unable to print' message, I have referred to the manual which says that there may be an object inside or paper jam. I have removed all paper trays and removable rear compartment of printer. No objects evident.
Machine still scans and reads cards to computer,but will not photocopy or print. Do you have any ideas?

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  • hangman1 Nov 07, 2007

    Thanks for the suggestions. The error message is 46.

    Also the photo capture light is flashing when I get the error message.

    Returning to normal mode screen reads ' UNABLE TO CLEAN'

    any further suggestions?

    Thanks.

  • melcom39 Dec 12, 2007

    Hello, I´ve got the Error message "Machine Error 5A" at my dcp 110, what does that mean?

    I try befor to fix a dryed Print head with an other dcp print head. Before my printer can print only black and blue. After the Print head change the Display has shown init Error. What´s my fault by fixing?

    Thanks for help

    Regards Uli Schmidt

    Germany

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Press menu then start mono then 4x arrow-up. machine will be in maintanance mode. what error code does the machine display?

to leave the maintanace mode simply unplug machine from power and reconnect again.

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    Mix-it-up Nov 12, 2007

    Error 46 means that the wistinktank is full and has to be replaced by a new one.



    Search brother homepage for a service partner near you and buy a new waistinktank.



    You have to open the printer, change the waistinktank and do an eeprom reset. Its simple to do:

    http://www.fixya.com/support/t139675-nee...



    see pics of mfc 215c how to open cover:

    http://www.hstt.net/refill-faq/inside.ht...



    Simply unplug the two tubes from the old one and after fixing them reinsert the new waistinktank.



    WARNING: Do NOT only reset the eeprom. The ink will stain the machine and do harmfully damage!

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