20 Most Recent Brother DCP-L2540DW Multifunction Laser Printer w/Wireless & Duplex Questions & Answers


If Brother support told you to take it to a service center, what makes you think Brother support was wrong?
Why not take it to a service centre?

Brother... | Answered on Mar 13, 2019


Recommend contacting Brother directly
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Brother DCP... | Answered on May 20, 2018


maintenance unit is not working normally. See if any thing is stuck or replace it.

Brother DCP... | Answered on Sep 02, 2017


Error code EF - Irregular power supply is detected
Print Unable EF
Turn the power off and then back on again.

Brother DCP... | Answered on May 25, 2017


Turn off the printer and unplug it from the power. Then press and hold the power button for 1 minute. Now release the button, plug in the printer and turn it on and see if the error clears.

If it doesn't fix the issue, you probably have to replace the cartridges. They will cost about $65. Good luck!

Brother DCP... | Answered on Mar 13, 2017


See if you can find the printer driver online (manufacturer's web-page maybe) and install the driver before you connect the printer.

Brother DCP... | Answered on Aug 19, 2016


http://www.brother-usa.com/ModelDocuments/Consumer/Users%20Manual/UM_MFC_440CN_665CW_845CW_EN_287.PDF
Under the troubleshooting section(pg.154) it lists this error as having one of two possible causes:

just do CTRL plus f to find
Unable to Clean XX
in the pdf document

As you failed to mention the model number it may not be your model number but the basic principal will be the same on the cause.

Brother DCP... | Answered on Jun 12, 2016


This is a common occurrence for these machines. They can get confused when cartridges are changed before they read as empty.

To correct this.
1) Unplug the printer from both the Power and Computer and remove all cartridges closing the cartridge access panel.
2) Plug the printer into the Power only and turn on. The machine will complain about no cartridges, this is fine.
3) Open Ink access panel and insert the first cartridge (Black is most common and close the panel.
4) The machine will complain about the missing cartridges. Open the panel and insert the second cartridge in the sequence and close the panel again.
5) Repeat the process for the third and fourth cartridge.
6) Once all cartridges have been installed the printer will ask if you have replaced the cartridges. Say no to the Black, Cyan and Yellow but yes to the Magenta and it will display the correct readings.

If this process fails to read the cartridge still then there is something wrong with the sensor inside the machine which probably means new machine.

Brother DCP... | Answered on Jun 04, 2016


There is an absorbent pad under the print head when it is parked. When you clean the heads it catches the ink. It's time to clean the pad.

Brother DCP... | Answered on Mar 17, 2016


change the maintenance unit

Brother DCP... | Answered on Dec 16, 2015

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