Brother MFC - Recent Questions, Troubleshooting & Support


If your Brother Printer is printing blank pages, then there is a possibility that you haven't installed the cartridges properly. Or, there is a clogged nozzle or print head issue. So, to get over this problem, one needs to clean up the device properly. In fact, you must reinstall the cartridges properly by taking the help of the manual. If you have lost the manual, you can contact the tech expert team of Canon Printer by dialing the Canon Printer customer support phone number. And, they will resolve the issue.

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Brother... | Answered 5 hours ago


are you using the autofeeder to feed your documents?
if yes, open the top cover and clean both glasses (big and small).
and take the drum out, move the blue panel to clean up your drum.
after that should be working fine.

Brother MFC 7420... | Answered 8 hours ago


the blcak line that runs from top to bottom is due to a dirty misaligned print head...do a full printer maintenance on your printer/scanner . Once the heads and rollers get clean and the printer is aligned, it should get rid of any black streaks or lines. I own a Brother Printer/scanner and it did the same thing to me, as soon as I ran maintenance on it..it fixed the black straks and lines I had on my prints.

Brother... | Answered 8 hours ago


This is a common issue, but is very easy adjustment. See video instructions:

Brother MFC 8500... | Answered 8 hours ago


it is problem drum spot open ypur printer drum unite and chack it or buy new one

Brother... | Answered 8 hours ago


Try changing the toner, if it's generic that's your problem, and if it's either an old brother drum or a generic you may need a new one. There is also a glass to clean, it's right above where the drum sits inside, 1/2 inch wide across the top. Wipe with a dry cloth.

Brother MFC-8440... | Answered 8 hours ago


this is a catridge problem so pls replace your printer catridge.

Brother... | Answered 8 hours ago


For crying out loud.

The "blotch" is caused by damage to the drum or to the toner fusing roller.

If the "blotch" is loose toner (in other words you can smear it) then the fuser roller is damaged and that assembly needs to be replaced.

If the "blotch" is fused (in other words you cannot smear it around) then the drum is damaged and that assembly needs to be replaced.

The original MSRP for the Brother MFC-7440n in 2008 was $429 (US) / 213 pounds [FixYa couldn't handle the pound sign!! =8-) ] (UK) / $499 (AU). The present street value is about $199 according to Brother ( http://www.brother-usa.com/MFC/ModelCompare/4/MFC7440N_MFC7460DN#.UXBKKKLq3yA ).


A drum unit is $80 (Amazon) or $115 (Staples).

That same $200 could get you a Canon Pixma MX-922 (Canon http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/consumer/products/printers_multifunction/office_all_in_one_inkjet_printers/pixma_mx922). Inkjet? Yes. But fast. Airprint. 2-sided ADF and copying. Auto-duplexing. CD/DVD disc printing. Frankly, if I didn't already have an Epson 835, I would buy this one. My old Canon 820 still chugs along as beautifully as the day I got it (about a zillion years ago).

For $50 more you can get a top-rated laser, their imageCLASS MF4880dw (though oddly, without Airprint - for Airprint in a Canon laser, you have to step up to the big boy: the imageCLASS MF8580Cdw).
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Well. Have fun!

Brother... | Answered Yesterday


My first solotution was to reinstall the printer as a new printer. But that is uncessary. The fix is as easy as changing the IP address the in Port.

The problem is the the IP address for your wirelss is not static. and when it changes, the printer does not recognize the new IP address. When this occurs. go the the printer folder ( in the control panel) and click on 'add new priter'. Then select 'add a network wirless printer . NO NEED TO INSTALL THE PRINTER...you just want to see the IP address.

Note the IP address.

GO to the printer, click on the right mouse and select 'properties'
Click on Port
You will see the current port already highlighted.
Click on ' configure port' and change the IP address under "printer name or IP address.
Click OK.
Problem solved

Good luck.

DeniseA

Brother MFC... | Answered on Aug 16, 2019


manual instaration

Brother MFC 210C... | Answered on Aug 01, 2019


I am afraid you cannot print if (any) one of the cartridges is empty. Here is a screen capture from the properties of my MFC. At the bottom of the picture it says in French : Le MFC arrêtera l'impression Couleur/échelle de gris lorsqu'une ou plus des cartouches d'encre sera vide.

What it say in English is as follows: The MFC will stop printing in Color/Gray scale when one or more of the ink cartidges is empty.

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Open the properties of the MFC. Under "Advanced" Tab Click the Printing Defaults at the bottom left. At the bottom of the window that pops up you will see the information that I translated for You.

Brother... | Answered on Aug 01, 2019


Blocked print head nozzles
Inkjet printers need to be used frequently to prevent blocked print head nozzles. You may have blocked print head nozzles.
Try the printer maintenance to clear the printer nozzles.
After several deep cleaning attempts and there is no improvements in the print then a new print head is required.
A new print head maybe expensive and it maybe more cost effective to purchase a new printer.

Brother MFC-290C... | Answered on Jul 25, 2019


You will need to open the control center program which is installed when you install the printer on your computer.

Start, all programs, Brother, control center. Click on configuration then scan then file. There are two tabs at the top, change the paper size at bottom of each to ledger and press ok.

Brother MFC... | Answered on Jul 25, 2019


thank you everyone for your suggestions I will try each one until fixed, or I run out of suggestions :-)

Brother MFC 9600... | Answered on Jul 25, 2019


Yay, the real answer. Be careful to have clean hands when touching the decoder strip or you may damage it and then you will need to replace it.

http://support.brother-usa.com/ModelDocuments/Technical/Service%20Updates/SU_F1379.PDF

Brother... | Answered on Jul 25, 2019


I am a Brother employee working for the software technical support department.

The specifications for this machine are listed on our website at the following link:
http://www.brother-usa.com/MFC/ModelDetail/4/MFC240C/spec

The MFC-240C includes USB interface, but does not have a wireless network card.


Brother Software Technical Support
http://www.brother-usa.com

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Brother MFC 240C... | Answered on Jul 19, 2019

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