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The plastic part that the printer cartridges fit into was loose in my printer when i got it. what i want to know is is it supposed to be fixed perminantly or can i clip it back on, which i have tried but it falls off. also the part that is supposed to go back and forth (holding the printer cartrideges) sticks prompting the printer to tell me to remove cardboard or tape in the way but there isn't anything in the way. please help i only got it today

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If you just recently received the printer then it is probably still under the manufacturers warranty which means you can return it. The problem you are describing sounds like the printer was damaged in shipping and therefore, in most cases, the manufacturer should replace it for you.

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