Why is my printer not working brother?

Why is my printer not working brother?

The most common reason a networked Brother machine may stop printing, is because the connection between the computer and the Brother machine is lost. This can occur as a result of wrong settings or configuration of the printer driver. There are several basic troubleshooting steps you can take to resolve this issue.

Why is my Brother printer not printing all the lines?

If your printed pages have a horizontal or vertical line in the text or graphics (as shown in the illustration below) or blank text, some of the nozzles may be clogged and need to be cleaned. Go to Section 1 for instructions on how to print the Print Quality Check sheet and clean the clogged print head.

How do I fix my brother Printer Error 46?

Machine Error 46 indicates that the ink absorber pad is full and needs replacing. You will need an engineer to replace this. If your machine is out of warranty, please contact Brother Customer Service from “Contact Us”. The ink absorbers hold liquid and dried ink after it has been purged from the print head.

How do you reset a Brother MFC?


  1. Press. [Settings]>[All Settings]>[Initial Setup]>[Reset].
  2. Press or. to display the type of reset functions, and then press the reset function you want to use.
  3. Press the option in the table to reboot the machine or to exit the process. Option.
  4. Press .

How do you fix a full absorber?

Press and hold the “Power” button and reconnect the power cord. When the printer comes on, release the button. Wait five seconds and push the “Power” button again. This resets the printer’s internal memory and overrides the “Ink Absorber Full” error code.

Why is my printer not printing black when ink is full Brother?

This is due to several factors such as poor quality ink being used, tanks not being mixed often enough causing sediment to gather at the bottom of the tanks or not being used often enough. All of these factors can cause the black ink or the colours not to print.

What troubleshooting steps will you take when the printer is not responding?

Try the following steps below to troubleshoot the offline printer problem.

  • Make your printer the default option. Click on the Start button and then go to Settings > Devices > Printers & scanners.
  • Clear Print queue.
  • Restart Print Spooler Service.
  • Re-Add your printer to your PC.
  • Restart your Windows PC.