Fax machines come in all shapes and sizes, but replacing the toner is a very similar process in most models. Follow these simple steps to replace a toner cartridge in a fax machine.
Things You'll Need
- Fax machine
- Toner cartridge
Check your fax machine to make sure you purchase the correct replacement toner. You can find this information from your owner's manual or on the cartridge that is already in the fax machine.
Locate the fax machine's front access door and open it. Be sure not to force the door open.
Find the toner cartridge and remove it gently by pulling the toner cartridge toward you. Set it aside on a piece of newspaper or a drop-cloth. Toner powder may leak out.
Remove the new cartridge from its packaging. Set the packaging aside; you will use it shortly to dispose of the old cartridge.
Shake the cartridge three times with a side-to-side motion. This distributes the toner evenly inside the cartridge.
Remove the protective seals on the cartridge and insert it into the fax machine. Close the fax machine's front access door.
Place the old toner into the plastic bag and box from the new toner. Recycle or discard the old toner.
Tips & Warnings
- Generic or refurbished toner cartridges will save you money.
- Be careful about moving the used cartridge around. Toner powder could continue to leak out.
- Toner cartridges may look the same, but always make sure to buy the correct or compatible one for your fax machine.
What is a Fax Machine Drum?
A fax drum cartridge is a revolving cylindrical apparatus within the fax machine. When an electronic document is received by the machine,...
How to Change Ink Cartridges on a Brother MFC Inkjet Printer
The MFC stands for "multi-function" in Brother inkjet printer model numbers, but one of the most essential components in the machine is...
How to Use a Brother Super G3 Fax Machine
The Brother Super G3 Fax Machines are designed to help businesses send and receive documents quickly for use in their company. Once...
How to Remove a Brother DCP-7030 Toner Cartridge
The Brother DCP-7030 laser multifunction copier uses a single Brother TN-330 Standard or Brother TN-360 High Yield toner cartridge to produce scanned...
How to Refill the Ink & Toner Cartridges on a Fax Machine
Learn how to refill the ink or toner cartridge of your fax machine in this free business tools video on how to...