How to reset drum on Brother printer

How to Reset Drum on Brother Printer

If you get the message Replace Drum even after replacing the drum unit, you need to reset the drum manually. The solutions to the errors encountered by the printer are explained in the manual. You can contact us on the number provided here for clarifications in troubleshooting the issues and find answers on how to reset drum on Brother printer.

Steps for Resetting Drum on Brother Printer

  1. Close the front cover.
  2. Make sure that the printing machine is turned ON.
  3. Tap the Settings icon.
  4. Press All Settings.
  5. Select Machine Information and choose Parts Life.
  6. Press the Drum Life option until the machine’s display message changes.
  7. Select Yes to proceed resetting the printer.
  8. Choose Home and the drum will reset on the Brother printer.
how to reset drum on brother printer

Detailed Steps in Resetting Drum on Brother Printer

The drum unit shifts the toner to the paper. To maintain good quality print, the Brother printer detects the quality deterioration of the drum unit instantly. If the Brother printer shows the Replace Drum error message, you should replace the drum unit with our how to reset drum on Brother printer guide.

If you change the drum unit and it still shows the error code, you should reset the printer manually. Make sure that the drum unit is not a previously used cartridge in a printer. Also, ensure that the printer has the latest firmware update.

Do not reset the drum counter while replacing the toner cartridges. If you are using MFC-9010CN, MFC-9320CW, and MFC-9120CN models, install the new drum unit and toner cartridge into the printer. Place the front cover open and the printer should be turned ON.

Tap the up or down arrow to select the color of the drum that you replaced. Press OK and tap 1 to reset the drum counter. Press either Stop or Exit and the display will show Accepted. Shut down the front cover and the drum unit is now reset.

If you are using a high-level laser printer, position the new drum unit and the toner cartridge into the printer. Keep the front cover open. The power for the printer should be turned ON and tap + or – to choose Machine Information.

Select OK to continue to the next menu level, and choose + or – to select Reset Parts Life. Press OK and tap + to select Drum Unit. Select OK and press + or – to select the color you replaced. Tap OK two times. Close the front cover and the drum counter gets reset.

If you are using an HL-2130 printer, switch on the printer by opening the front cover. Tap and hold the Go button for 4 seconds or until all the LED’s light up. Release the Go button and release the front cover. If you are using a DCP-7030 printer, turn on the printer and tap the Clear/Back button on the keyboard. If your printer has a number pad, tap 1 to reset it. If not, select the UP key. When the display shows Accepted, close the front cover and the reset process gets over with completion of how to reset drum on Brother printer process.

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