How do I get my Brother printer to recognize my new drum?

I still receive the error message “Replace Drum”, or “Drum End Soon” after I replace the drum unit with a new one.

  1. Make sure that the machine is turned on.
  2. Open the front cover.
  3. Press and hold OK for 2 seconds.
  4. Press the Up arrow key or 1 to reset the drum counter.
  5. Close the front cover.

Why does my Brother printer keep saying replace drum?

Without a chip, your drum unit has no way of being able to associate itself with your Brother printer. As a result, you will get the “Replace Drum” message because your printer thinks that you’ve not installed a drum unit. On the right is a standard toner cartridge with a chip.

How do you reset the drum on a Brother HL L3270CDW?

Reset the Drum Counter (HL-L3270CDW)

  1. Make sure the machine is turned on.
  2. Press and hold for about five seconds.
  3. Press [Drum].
  4. Select the toner color for the drum unit you just replaced.
  5. Press [Yes].

Do I need to replace the drum on my Brother printer?

The Brother machine will display a ‘Replace Drum’ or ‘Drum Stop’ message when the machine has printed approximately 15,000 pages. The drums should be replaced as a set in order to maintain print quality. Unlike the toner cartridges, the drum change is not automatically detected by the machine when they are replaced.

What happens if I don’t replace printer drum?

A degraded drum unit can cause streaks, smudges, and blank spots on your printed page even if you just inserted a new printer toner. While a broken drum unit won’t break your printer, it will just fail to stop printing at a certain point.

How long should a drum last in Brother printer?

There are many factors that determine the actual drum life, such as the temperature, humidity, type of paper, type of toner used, number of pages per print job and so on. Under ideal conditions, the average drum life is estimated at approximately 12,000 pages.

How do I fix the drum on my Brother printer?

FAQs & Troubleshooting

  1. The corona wires have become dirty. Clean the corona wires in the drum unit.
  2. The drum unit or the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly is not installed correctly. Reinstall the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly.
  3. If the issue still continues, the drum unit is at the end of its life.

How do I clear the message Drum Error Slide the Green Tab ‘?

How to clear error message “Slide the Green tab on Drum Unit”?

  1. Take out the drum unit and toner assembly.
  2. Clean the electrodes with a soft cloth.
  3. Gently slide the green tab from side to side several times, and return it to the home position at the far left.
  4. Re-install the drum unit.

How do you reset the drum counter on a Brother MFC 7860dw?

How to reset the drum counter:

  1. Make sure the printer is on, then open the front cover and push “clear” button.
  2. Press “1” to confirm you are installing a new drum.
  3. When the screen says “Accepted”, close the front cover and you can now start printing!

What happens if you don’t replace printer drum?