This post will discuss the 46 error codes displayed by Brother printers. If the printer’s print pads are full of waste ink, an error message 46 appears on the screen. The system will then automatically send this error to prevent further damage to the printer. Brother Printer Error Code 46 and Brother Printer Offline are most commonly seen when the manufacturer’s warranty expires. We did some research to find a way to save money. These steps were applied to our brother’s printer and it worked. Below are the eight steps we took to fix this error and keep the printer usable.
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To remove 46 error codes from Brother printers:
You can change the name of your printer in the Control Panel. In this case, the message “Copy 1” may appear. Even if it appears to connect to a different USB port, it will still be the same printer as before the configuration.
Step 1: A.S.
First, make sure your printer is powered on and connected to your computer throughout the process. This also means that your computer must be up and running fully.
Step 2: A.S.
At this setting, press the MONO/STAR and MENU/SET keys. Once this is done, wait approximately five (5) seconds.
Step 3: A.S.
The screen displays the Maintenance 10 setting. The fax and copy buttons are green.
Step 4: A.S.
Use the navigation keys to scroll and select the MAINTENANCE80 option from the menu. then press MONO / STAR again and then press MENU / SET 1 .
Step 5: Here.
Scroll until you reach the purge button and it will have a number on it, but don’t pay attention to it.
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After clearing, enter code 2783. The counter will reset with a short beep.
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Press the STOP / EXIT button to confirm.
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After five (HTML5_) seconds disconnect the printer power cord.
We are happy to answer questions or provide clarification on the steps.