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Black ink cartridge

My black ink will not print, it looks like there is no ink, though it is a new cartridge, the old one did the same which is why I replaced it. is there something I can clean..what is going on I love my printer Exactly the same symptoms for our printer - a 5300. I've also ordered the new printhead but did it all online through the troubleshooting center - hope we get the ink cartridges too!

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  • pinsondth Sep 26, 2008

    The ink levels on my 5300 AiO show that there is ink but only a faint print shows on part of the page. I have done the head cleaning routine several times but still nothing from the screen to the page that can be read.

  • redwingcourt Sep 29, 2008

    My black started looking very light after just a short time on the new cartridge. I bought another new one thinking it was defective. Same problem. After tryingto print a couple more times it stopped printing altogether. I know it is reading my computer because it prints the correct number of blank pages for the document. The copies still works. What can I do>

  • applefan108 Sep 30, 2008

    Same here. When I try to print out my book report, in black and color, it does not print anything. Very VERY lightly black, like where letters are supposed to be, but not completly.I just replace the ink cardriges, and my printer says that there perfectly full, But I don't know about that. I tried calibrating the printer, and cleaning the printhead, but that does not do any help. Even the "Demo Sheet" is not printing right. PLEASE HELP!!!!!

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You all need a new printhead. If the eyes on the demo sheet (copy and photo at the same time) are coming out all white and they look like zombies the black text isn't working properly. Try cleaning the printhead. If that doesn't work, call kodak, you need a new printhead.

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