Replacing the Toner Cartridge

When toner starts running low or has run out, a message is displayed prompting you to prepare a new toner cartridge or perform toner cartridge replacement. Prepare a new toner cartridge or perform toner cartridge replacement according to the displayed message.
Do not replace toner cartridges until the message prompting you to do so appears.
For details about each message, see Countermeasures for Each Message.
For information on the product numbers for toner cartridges, see Consumables.
You can check the current amount of toner remaining. Checking the Remaining Toner Level

How to Replace the Toner Cartridge

1
Open the toner replacement cover.
Open it by holding the left and the right sides of the cover.
2
Turn the locking lever in the direction of the arrow until it stops, to unlock the toner cartridge.
Make sure to turn the locking lever to the right until it stops. (Otherwise, you may not be able to remove the toner cartridge.)
3
Remove the toner cartridge.
Hold the left and right sides of the toner replacement cover, and pull the cover towards you to open it.
Pull it out horizontally toward you.
Never touch the tip of the toner cartridge or make sure to avoid applying shocks to the toner cartridge by hitting it against something, etc. Doing so may cause the toner to leak.
4
Remove the new toner cartridge from its box.
5
Remove the cap from the new toner cartridge.
Place the new toner cartridge standing up and remove the protective cap by turning it in the direction of the arrow.
6
Insert the new toner cartridge.
Hold the blue section of the toner cartridge with your left hand and uphold the lower section with your right hand.
Insert it horizontally as far as it will go.
7
Turn the locking lever completely to the left to lock the toner cartridge, and close the toner replacement cover.
Turn the locking lever completely to the left.
Close the toner replacement cover.
Make sure to turn the locking lever to the left until it stops. (Otherwise, the toner cartridge cannot be locked.)
If you have not turned the locking lever completely to the left, you cannot close the toner replacement cover. Do not forcefully close it.
If printing was interrupted because toner ran out, it will automatically resume when you replace the toner cartridge.
If brightness and density differ after the toner cartridge is replaced, perform the following adjustment.
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