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Ricoh GX3050N printer - not printing...

We just changed all with original cartridges and the printer is just not printing...the paper rolls and I hear the sound like it is printing...but its all blank pages...

what could be the problem...any help is much appreciated.


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  • InkIT Feb 19, 2010

    Does any one has the procedures to take out the print head? And how to clean it?



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Could be that the heads are blocked !! try to make the maintenance procedure head cleaning and head flushing from the printer or from the pc select the printer and go to the printing preferences and select maintenance and continue from there and try ,if it does nt solve the problem try to clean the head manually with a soft cloth or there are special cloths for the heads .

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If you're good at taking things appart clean the print head. Theses machines are known for drying up. But you may get away by doing a head flushing.

1. Press [menu]
2. Scroll down to [Maintenance] then press enter [#]
3. Scroll down to [Head Flushing], press enter[#]
4. I'm not sure about this part but ensure that you flush each head and then test print. If it is still blank or partially blank repeat steps.

The best would be to clean the print head with a damp cloth.

Posted on Aug 28, 2009


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