Description of Problem 100000018844
How do I clear the message "Replace
Drums"?Description of Solution 200000023973
off the printer power switch and unplug the Brother machine. The power switch is
located on the lower right side of the machine.
open the top cover of the machine. The top cover should lock in place.
Failure to completely open the top cover of the machine when removing and
installing consumables may damage the machine or make removal or installation of
the consumable difficult or impossible.
the drum and toner cartridge assemblies.
recommend that you place the drum and toner units on clean, flat surface
protected from minor toner spills.
the toners carefully. If toner scatters on your hands or clothes, wipe or wash
it off with cold water at once.
touching the shaded areas in the photo below.
down the green-labeled lock lever (1) and take the toner cartridge out of the
the new drum unit and remove the protective cover.
Avoid exposing the new drum unit to direct room or sunlight
the toner cartridge firmly into the new drum unit until you hear it lock into
the corona wire of the drum unit by sliding the corona wire cleaner from left to
right and from right to left approx 10 times. Be sure to place the corona wire
cleaner back in the home position when the cleaning has been completed (the
corona wire cleaner is all the way to the left side of the drum unit and the
arrows on the corona wire cleaner and the drum are aligned).
the drum unit and the toner cartridge assembly into the machine. Make sure that
you match the toner cartridge color to the same color label on the
the top cover of the machine. Plug in the power cord of the Brother machine.
Turn on the power.
you replace a drum unit with a new one, you need to reset the drum counter by
completing the following steps:
Press the UP or DOWN ARROW key to select Machine Info. Press the
Press the UP or DOWN ARROW key to select Reset Parts Life. Press
the OK key.
Press the UP or DOWN ARROW key to select Drum Unit. Press the
Press the UP or DOWN ARROW key to select the color drum unit that you
the OK key two times.
Step 10a through Step 10e for additional drums (if needed).