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Brother HL-3140CW Toner Cartridges

  • Black - Brother HL 3140CW Toner.


    Page Yield 2500


    Buy 3+: $25.60

  • Cyan - Brother HL 3140CW Toner.


    Page Yield 2200


    Buy 3+: $25.60

  • Magenta - Brother HL 3140CW Toner.


    Page Yield 2200


    Buy 3+: $25.60

  • Yellow - Brother HL 3140CW Toner.


    Page Yield 2200


    Buy 3+: $25.60

  • 4 Color Pack - Brother HL 3140CW Toner.


    $107.80 You save $8.85


Replacing Brother HL-3140CW Toner Cartridges

Replacing the Brother HL 3140CW toner cartridges is a very important part of printing successfully. A bad installation can cause problems that go from bad printing quality to damaging the toner cartridges or other printer parts.
Here are some easy steps that you can use to remove the used toner cartridges and install the new ones without damaging your printer or your Brother HL-3140cw toner cartridges.


  • - Do not burn or throw used toner cartridges into open flames, as this may cause a fire
  • - If toner gets onto your hands or clothing, wash it off immediately with cold water. Do not use warm water as this may set the toner permanently, and you may not be able to remove the toner stains


Removing the used Brother HL 3140CW toner cartridge


Turn on the printer and open the top cover
Step 1: Turn the printer on and open the top cover.
Remove used print cartridge
Step 2: Take out the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly for the color that needs replacement.
Take the toner out of the drum
Step 3: Push the green lock lever down and take the toner cartridge out of the drum unit.
Unpack the new cartridge
Step 4: Unpack the new toner cartridge, and gently shake it from side to side to distribute the toner evenly.

Installing the new Brother HL 3140CW toner cartridge


Pull off the protective cover
Step 5: Pull off the protective cover from the new toner cartridge.
Insert the new toner into the drum unit
Step 6: Put the new toner cartridge into the drum unit until it locks into place. The green lock lever should should lift automatically.
Clean the corona wire using the green tab
Step 7: In the drum unit, gently slide the green tab from left to right and right to left several times, in order to clean the corona wire.
Insert the new toner and drum unit into the machine
Step 8: Insert the new toner cartridge and drum unit into the machine.
Close the cover
Step 9: Finally, close the top cover.

Product Questions & Answers

Question: How can I configure my Brother HL 3140CW for wireless printing?

Answer: First of all you need to configure the wireless network on your printer. On your machine, press the up or down arrows until you find Network and click OK. Choose Setup Wizard and press OK. When WLAN Enable? appears, press the up arrow to accept. The machine will display all the available networks and you will have to select yours. Enter your network password by holding the keys until each character appears and press OK. After entering your passwords, you should be ready to start printing. Take into account that all your devices should be on the same network as the printer.

Question: My printer is showing a message that says Calibrate, how can I do that?

Answer: To calibrate your Brother HL 3140CW all you need to do is follow this steps: (1) Press and hold the ON/OFF button to turn the machine off. Wait a few seconds, and turn it on again. (2) On your printer display, search for Color Calibration, select it and click on Start Color Callibration. If doing so does not delete the Calibrate message, chances are that your belt unit is damaged and need replacing.

Question: The printer is showing paper jam but I have already take off all the paper. Why is it?.

Answer: This is apparently another common issue with brother printers, when this happen, stop the printing session and slowly pull the jammed paper from the printer. If the printer keeps showing the jammed paper message is because a little piece of paper is still inside of the printer so turn it off and then carefully remove all the paper pieces and start all over again

Brother HL-3140CW Insights

The Brother HL 3140CW color LED printer is a perfect fit for any home office or small business. With speeds of 18ppm both in color and black & white, this printer proves to be productive. The difference of this printer compared to other laser machines is that instead of using a laser to draw the image of each page on the drum, it uses LEDs. Its resolution is almost the same as every other printer on this range, 1400 x 600 dpi. When it comes to memory, this printer does not offer a huge one, only 64MB that can not be increased. Although it is acceptable for a small workload.

Each black toner cartridges yield up to 2,500 pages, and color toner cartridges yield up to 2,200 pages. And, due to the low cost of supplies, compared to other machines on the same range, the cost per printed page is significantly lower. Another advantage of this printer is that it comes with Wi-Fi connection, allowing users to print from smartphones, tablets and computers using the internet connection.

Some of the disadvantages of this printer are that it does not have authomatic duplexer, there is no Ethernet port and photo quality is not very good.