How to Reset the TN-350 Toner Counter on Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

October 10, 2012 1 Comment

Brother HL-2040 is an affordable, compact printer preferably for personal use and can fit just about anywhere in your work desk without taking the whole space. Known for its fast printing speed of up to 20 pages per minute and high quality print resolution of up to 2400×600 dpi (dots per inch). Both Mac and Windows compatible, the Brother HL-2040 offers both USB and parallel-interfaces connectivity, making it popular for home users and as a imaging solution for home-offices.

The Brother HL-2040 runs with the TN-350 toner but to people who happen to use this printer model, they know its a must to reset the printer’s toner counter every time they replace its toner cartridges for the printer unit to acknowledge the new toner cartridge. And if you happen to be one of those users, or just a consumer thinking of buying a Brother HL-2040 unit, then you definitely need to accustom yourself on how to reset the Brother HL-2040′s toner counter.

Here are the steps on how-to and a video tutorial for your ease:

 How to Reset the Toner Counter on a Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

  • Step 1 - After installing a new drum unit (Brother DR350 drum cartridge) with the printer on, carefully open the printer’s front panel.
  • Step 2 - With the printer’s front panel open, press and hold the “GO” button until all lights are lit which usually takes 4 to 5 seconds, then let go.
  • Step 3 - After that, firmly close the front panel. The drum warning light will clear and the toner counter is now reset.

It’s that easy! Just make sure that you have properly installed the TN350 toner cartridge and its Brother DR350 drum cartridge on the printer unit, so everything will go alright.

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One Comments to “How to Reset the TN-350 Toner Counter on Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer”
  1. Bill Sample says:

    This reset solution did not work for me. I still get all lights flashing. Holding the “ready” button makes the toner light stay on. Any other suggestions?

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