Brother HL 2140 Toner

The Brother HL 2140 laser toner provides excellent print quality. It is capable of printing 2600 pages. You are recommended to use the suitable OEM Brother toner instead of a third-party toner to improve the print quality of the printed document. When your Brother printer control panel shows a Brother Hl 2140 toner error message, check the toner status and then try to replace or reset the toner to fix the error. Proceed with the steps below to replace and refill the toner of your Brother HL 2140 printer.

How to Replace Toner in Brother Hl 2140 Printer

If the Brother HL 2140 printer displays the toner error message, you need to replace the toner cartridge. Perform the following instructions to replace the toner cartridge in your Brother printer.

  • First, press the Power button to turn on the Brother HL 2140 printer.
  • Take out the toner cartridge and the drum unit assembly from your Brother HL 2140 printer after opening the front cover of the printer.
  • Release the green lock lever to remove the toner cartridge from the Brother HL 2140 drum unit assembly.
  • Remove the packing material like the protective cover and tapes around the new toner cartridge.
  • Gently, place the new cartridge into the drum unit assembly.
  • Make sure to fit the new cartridge in the correct place. You will hear a clicking sound when the new cartridge fits correctly. If not, adjust the new cartridge to fit into the drum unit.
  • Move the green tab inside the drum unit from one end to other end and clean the corona wire.
  • After cleaning the corona wire, fit the green tab back to its original position. The correct position is indicated by the arrow mark inside the drum unit.
  • Close the front cover of the Brother Hl 2140 printer after placing the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly back to its position.
  • Do not turn off the printer during the replacement of Brother Hl 2140 toner cartridge.

Brother Hl 2140 Toner Cartridge Refill

Do the steps below to refill the Brother HL 2140 printer’s toner cartridge.

Brother Hl 2140 Toner
  • Open the front cover of your Bother HL 2140 printer.
  • Pull the toner cartridge out and drum unit assembly from the Brother HL 2140 printer.
  • Take out the toner cartridge from the drum unit.
  • Use the screwdriver to remove the hopper cap from the toner.
  • Empty the remaining toner left in the cartridge and then use the recommended toner for the Brother printer to fill the toner cartridge.
  • Ensure that you do not use a third-party toner to refill the toner cartridge. It may lead to poor print quality.
  • Make sure to use the pouring spout to refill the toner.
  • After refilling the toner, close the hole with a hopper cap.
  • Once you are done with the refilling, you need to reset the Brother Hl 2140 toner cartridge.

How to Reset Brother HL 2140 Printer Toner?

  • Make sure that the Brother HL-2140 printer is turned on.
  • Pull open the front cover of the Brother Printer.
  • Turn on the Brother HL-2140 printer while pressing the Go button.
  • You have to release the Go button when the Drum, Toner, and Error lamps are lit, and the Ready light is off.
  • Tap the Go button once all the lights turn off. The Toner, Drum, and Error lamps will turn on again.
  • Finally, press the Go button six times. The toner reset process will begin.

How to Fix Brother Printer HL 2140 Toner Error?

  • Switch on the Brother HL-2140 printer using the Power button.
  • You have to open the toner access door and tap the Clear/Back button.
  • Scroll the screen downwards to select the toner that is cresting the issue. Press 1 and the toner cartridge display will be reset.
  • Tap the Clear/Black button and close the toner access door.
  • Check if the toner cartridges are installed properly into the correct slots.
  • Re-install the drum unit and the toner cartridges to resolve the error.

Brother HL 2140 Toner Trick

  • First, remove the drum and toner assembly from your Brother printer.
  • To do so, remove the front panel of the Brother printer.
  • Use the drum handle to uninstall the drum assembly and then press the green tab to lift the toner cartridge from the Brother HL-2140 printer.
  • Search for the glass window in the toner cartridge you have removed. Make sure the window is not blocked by any gears.
  • Make use of a permanent marker to fill the glass window available on the Brother Hl 2140 toner cartridge.
  • Install the toner cartridge and the drum assembly in the printer.
  • Next, print a test page to check if the printer works properly.
  • Reset the Brother HL-2140 printer if the above-stated solutions fail.
  • Pull open the front panel once you switch off the Brother printer.
  • Tap the Go button when you switch on the printer and wait for the Brother Hl 2140 Toner, Drum, and Error lamps to light up.
  • Press the Go button twice and release it. After a few seconds, you have to tap the Go button five times.
  • Power on the Brother HL-2140 printer by connecting it to the power supply.
  • The Brother printer driver will try to re-install once the printer turns on, but will fail.
  • Turn off the computer and switch it on again. The Brother HL-2140 printer will be recognized
  • Print a test report to make sure that the error has been cleared.