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Toner end life

After replacing black toner with new cartridge, I continue to receive Toner Life End Black message

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  • Anonymous Nov 16, 2007

    SAME PROBLEM, SAYS TONORS NOT INSTALLED WHEN THEY ARE INSTALLED

  • Anonymous Nov 16, 2007

    Toner and drum life is ok, but screen says drum 0 and each tonor is not installed.

  • Anonymous Nov 21, 2007

    Same Problem. I just change the toner and then I get an error that it is not the manufacturer toner installed and says it is low. Makes no sense to me

  • usaftopcop Nov 21, 2007

    Konica-Minolta (now Sony for Service) advised the replacement was a "compatable" and as it was not OEM, not guaranteed to work. They suggested the CHIP did not reset. Contact with Onlinesupplystore.com found them sending replacement and RMA lable for return of original. Awaiting replacement.

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    toner life end

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    says i unit k at end replace but i have tried two new k toners

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There are silver wire contacts on the left and right that are spring-loaded and touch on copper tabs on the cartridge. They may not be making proper contact. Wiping with some contact cleaner ona cloth may help, or failing that try brightening the surfaces with some fine Scotchbrite pad to help them make proper contact.

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