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Kodak Easy Share 5300

Color is faded and black is bearly printing.

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You'll need a new printhead call 1.800.421.6699 to get one for free.

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

  • Andrew Perrong Apr 11, 2009

    Ok. This is a very, very common problem with your printer. You'll need a new free printhead. You will also get free ink. Just call Kodak at 1.800.421.6699 to get a new printhead.

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92b8b47.jpgThe Kodak AiO printers 5000 series and ESP series PRINTHEADs has orange protective cap that need to be remove to fit on the printer carriage. For the ink cartridges 7b91cbc.jpgthere is also a orange protective cap.
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