How to perform a Maintenance kit Reset on HP LaserJet 4100 MFP

NOTE: Only perform this procedure AFTER a new maintenance kit has been installed.  Do not use this procedure to temporarily clear the PERFORM PRINTER MAINTENANCE message.

To Reset or Clear the Maintenance Kit Count via Control Panel:


  1. Turn the printer off…wait few seconds
  2. Push and hold down the key and power the printer on. 
  3. Continue to hold the key until all three LEDs come on and remain on, then release the key. 
  4. After releasing the key a message Select Language appears on the display, use (UP ARROW button) or (DOWN ARROW button) to scroll through the options
  5. When “New Maintenance Kit” is displayed, Press Key to select it.
  6. If a bootloader password has been set, a prompt to enter the password will be displayed in the control panel. Input the bootloader password and press the Key to confirm the entry.
  7. The printer should continue its boot sequence.

Note: A printer boot sequence is complete when READY appears on the control-panel.

  • Maintenance kit Reset