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Brother Fax-machines FAX-1460 error codes and repair

FAX-1460 printer repair.

If your Brother FAX-1460 fax machine has a jam or a problem or is showing an error code then our local Brother fax engineers are here to help you. They’re experts in Brother FAX-1460 fax machine repairs and maintenance and are on hand to help with any problems you may have. If you’re unsure how to fix your Brother FAX-1460, then get in touch; we’ll get you faxing again in no time.

Select your fax machine from our price finder to discover the cost to repair or maintain your Brother FAX-1460 fax.  Our standard price includes your call out and all labour; even if a return visit is required. You can also include all parts for a fixed amount, providing you with a guaranteed fixed price repair for your Brother FAX-1460.

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Common Brother Fax-machines (FAX-1460) Error Codes & Problems

Machine Error: 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38

Error Code:

Carriage Unit Travel Errors: The machine is detecting an error with the movement of the printhead.

Explanation:

Check for obstructions in the printhead area. If nothing is found, an engineer will be needed to determine the cause.

What to do:

Machine Error: 41

Error Code:

Printhead Error: The machine has detected a problem with the functioning of the printhead.

Explanation:

An engineer will be required to replace the faulty printhead.

What to do:

Machine Error: 46

Error Code:

Waste Ink Error: The machine produces a quantity of waste ink while printing and cleaning. This is collected in a waste ink tank and this has become full.

Explanation:

An engineer will be required to replace the waste ink box and reset the waste ink counter.

What to do:

Machine Error: 50, 51, 52

Error Code:

Purge Unit Error: The purge unit is used to clean and prime the printhead. The machine has detected a problem with this unit.

Explanation:

An engineer will be required to replace the faulty purge unit.

What to do:

Machine Error: 82

Error Code:

Paper Feed Error: The machine has detected an error when trying to feed the recording paper.

Explanation:

Remove paper tray and reseat paper. Also look for debris in paper feed path. If error persists, then the paper pick-up rollers may need replacing or the paper path need cleaning.

What to do:

Machine Error: 83

Error Code:

Paper Jam Error: The machine has retried to pull in the paper but failed.

Explanation:

Remove paper tray and look for jammed paper in path. Open the body of the printer and check for jammed paper. If nothing is found you will need an engineer to check the paper sensors.

What to do:

Machine Error: 84

Error Code:

Paper Jam Error: The paper width indicator or registration has detected a paper jam.

Explanation:

Remove paper tray and look for paper in path. Check for paper in the body of the printer. If nothing is found you will need an engineer to check the paper sensors.

What to do:

Machine Error: 88

Error Code:

Paper Jam Error: The machine has detected a paper jam in its feed path.

Explanation:

Look for paper in the paper path. Open the body of the printer and check for jammed paper. If nothing is found you will need an engineer to check the paper sensors.

What to do:

Machine Error: A2

Error Code:

Document Jam: The machine has detected a problem with a page being sent via the document feeder, possibly taking too long to scan.

Explanation:

Check that the document is set correctly on the feeder, and that it is not skidding. Check feed path and remove any foreign materials. If error persists then the rollers and separation pad may need changing.

What to do:

Machine Error: A3

Error Code:

Document Jam: The machine has detected a problem with a page being sent via the document feeder.

Explanation:

Check that the document is set correctly on the feeder, and that it is not skidding. Check feeder path for obstructions and remove any foreign materials. If error persists then the rollers and separation pad may need changing.

What to do:

Machine Error: A5

Error Code:

Scanner Error: The scanner is the device that reads the outgoing documents and the machine is detecting a problem with this.

Explanation:

Switch the machine off and back on again. If the error persists then the scanner unit may need replacing.

What to do:

Machine Error: DF

Error Code:

Modem Error: The modem is the device used to communicate with other fax machines. An error has been detected while trying to send / receive a fax.

Explanation:

Switch the machine off and back on again. If the error persists then an engineer will be required to determine the cause if it.

What to do:

Machine Error: 26, 27, 28, 29

Error Code:

Ink Cartridge Detection Error: The machine cannot detect one of the ink cartridges.

Explanation:

Replace the ink cartridges. If the error persists, the ink loader unit may need attention.

What to do:

Brother Fax Machine Repairs

Q. How much will my Brother FAX-1460 fax machine repair cost?

A. To find out how much it will cost to repair your Brother {model} enter your postcode into our price finder. This will give you your basic repair price plus options to include all parts and add 12 months all inclusive maintenance.

Q. What does the basic fax repair include?

A. Our basic fax repair covers your engineer call out to your home or work and includes all labour; even if a return visit is needed. Parts aren’t included in our basic repair and are instead charged for separately. If you would like to include all parts for a fixed price you can choose this option.

Q. If I choose to include all parts for a fixed price does this cover everything?

A. The fixed price covers any parts needed to repair your FAX-1460 fax excluding consumables. Consumables are items that you are expected to replace in the normal course of using your fax, for example: toners, drums and inks. We will provide all other items, including feed rollers, within the fixed price.

Q. Will my engineer be local?

A. Quite possibly. We have experienced Brother fax engineers within one hour’s travel of most places throughout the UK.

Q. Is the repair guaranteed? What happens if my Brother FAX-1460 has the same fault again?

A. Yes, your FAX-1460 fax repair comes with a 30 day guarantee. Should the same fault reoccur within this time we will provide you with a call out completely free of charge.

Q. Could it be more cost effective to replace my Brother FAX-1460 than repair it?

A. Yes it could be which is why we provide a fixed price Brother fax repair service. We want you to make an informed decision, where you can take into account the value of the toners in your existing fax machine and our repair compared with the purchase and installation price of a new machine.

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Q. Do I have truly unlimited call-outs?

A. Yes you do. We’re confident that our Brother FAX-1460 fax service standards mean that your fax will run smoothly between visits, but if it does have a problem we’re always here to help.

Q. All non-consumable parts are included, what does this mean?

A. Your Brother FAX-1460 has parts that normally need replacing during its use, such as: toners, drums and inks - these are all consumable parts. Non-consumable parts essentially cover everything else, such as: circuit boards and power supplies. We will provide your fax machine with all non-consumable parts, completely free of charge, including feed rollers.

Q. Can I take out a maintenance contract if my Brother FAX-1460 isn’t working?

A. We need to repair your fax machine to bring it up to fully working condition before we can offer you a maintenance agreement. However, if we have repaired your fax machine we’re happy to provide a discount compared to our normal maintenance agreement price.

Q. What happens if I replace my Brother FAX-1460 with a new fax machine?

A. If you replace your fax machine with a similar model from us then we’ll transfer and extend the standard warranty with your remaining Brother maintenance contract balance.

If you have any other questions then please contact us.

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