Brother Printer Error Codes and Their Solutions

 Posted by Brother Support on December 23, 2017


When it comes to issues of printing peripherals, Brother Printers are no exception. However, the issues of this printer are easily identifiable and therefore, easily rectifiable. When you go through the following list of error codes, you will note that the solutions to all of them are a bit streamlined. However, these processes seem to be a bit streamlined but still, they are applicable.


Following are the error codes and their streamlined solutions formulated by our experts of the Brother Printer Support team. Once you have dealt with this issue, your device will be as good as new.


  • Error 30,31,32,33,34,35,36,37,38,39,3C,3F:

Paper jamming issue is causing the roller to not intake the paper Solution: The solution to this issue is simple, just open up the printer and clean the paper tray using a fort and dry cloth.


  • Error 40.42.43.44:

The internal temperature is way too high Solution: Just turn off the device and wait for the temperature to drop. The optimal time of waiting is about 10 to 15 minutes. While the heat dials down pretty fast, the extra time is given to the system to rest at the room temperature.


  • Error Code 46

The ink Absorber pad is now saturated Solution: While cleaning the ink absorber is suited, the over saturation causes the component to be not as effective. Therefore, replacement is the most reliable option.


  • Error Code 48:

The issue of the printer head Solution: First, using the driver software of the device, run all the diagnostics necessary. Once you have done that, reinstall the driver software to see if the issue is resolved.


  • Error Code 8F:

The paper feed motor is not working properly Solution: As paper feed roller is a feeble component. Therefore, replacing it is the only viable option that you have.


As we have already mentioned, the codes and their solutions are pretty streamlined. They are indeed effective, but it will suit you if you are looking for a more comprehensive approach to fixing these issues, make sure that you get in touch with our experts via our toll-free Brother Printer support number 1-844-888-3870. With experts assistance, resolving the given issues will not only take care of your device, but you will also be able to know about some precautions that you can take into consideration to make sure that there are no issues in future.

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