Cartridge prices starting at $25.99

If you need a budget-friendly basic printer, then the Brother HL-4140CN makes a good choice. Although it does not have the HL-4150CDN’s duplex print or the wireless connection of the HL-4570CDW, it does offer fast print speeds of up to 22 pages per minute and enable users to print without a PC via its USB 2.0 interface. It also has the option to use high-yield toner cartridges, so this is very convenient for your high-volume printing projects. Affordable replacement toner cartridges for this printer are widely available too. In fact, we’ve got them right here at Inkjets. Choose from our Compatible Brother TN315BK, Brother TN315M, Brother TN315C, and Brother TN315Y toner cartridges. All are offered with a full-year money-back warranty.

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How to Replace Cartridge(s)

Here are the steps to replacing the toner cartridge on the Brother HL-4140CN:

  1. Turn on the HL-4140CN.
  2. Open the front cover.
  3. Hold the green handle of the drum unit, and then pull the drum unit until it stops.
  4. Hold the toner cartridge by the handle and slightly push it toward the machine to unlock it. Then, pull it out of the drum unit.
  5. Clean the corona wire.
  6. Unpack the new toner cartridge and shake it from side to side several times to distribute the toner.
  7. Pull off the protective cover from the toner cartridge and slide the toner cartridge into the drum unit.
  8. Push the drum unit in until it stops. Then, close the front cover.


Frequently Asked Questions


When installing a new toner cartridge, why is it necessary to put the toner cartridge in the drum unit immediately after removing its protective cover?

You should put the toner cartridge in the drum unit immediately after removing its protective cover to prevent any print quality issues once you resume printing.


What happens when the ‘Replace Toner’ message appears on the Brother HL-4140CN LCD?

When the ‘Replace Toner’ message appears on the LCD, the HL-4140CN will stop printing until you replace the empty toner cartridge.


Can I manually override the ‘Toner Empty’ message on the HL-4140CN so I can resume printing?

Yes. All you need to do is to reset the ‘problem cartridge’.