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Gestetner 3222 toner

Hi, i have replaced a toner in the copier and it keeps telling me to add toner, like it hasnt recognised the new one. i have re tried several times and turned the machine on and off again, no luck. is it supposed to click in firmly ?


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  • coastmag Dec 22, 2007

    change toner and drum and it keep telling me that needs to be change -light its on all the time not allowing me to print.



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I take it that you removed the black cap on the toner bottle OK thats out of the way open the door remove the toner as you would to replace. Remove the toner bottle look inside the bell behind the green handle and check that you can see a claw type thing if you cannot remove obstruction. Refit the toner close door and wait until machine stops and see if toner light goes out. If not open door wait 15 seconds close door and machine will start loading toner again. You may have to do this 5-6 times if it doesn't work after this then likely thing is the toner motor faulty and will need replacing

Thanks J

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