Question about Kodak EASYSHARE 5100 All-In-One Printer
My printer won't print. I put new cartridges in and it still won't print. It just puts out a blank piece of paper. Can you help me?
I had the same problem and call Kodak and they gave me a new printer head and new ink works great hope this helps.
Posted on Dec 09, 2008
The Kodak printhead is known to dry out. You can call kodak customer
service and complain your printhead is failling explain you have run
the printhead cleaning many times waisting your ink. They should ship
you a new printhead and free inktanks.
or if you dont want to wait on the phone....
I have found lysol hand wipes to work wonders on the kodak printhead. I have an ESP 5 and I have wiped the printhead with a lysol hand wipe many times and it works like new. Here is a link to the product.
To wipe the printhead follow these instuctions.
remove the printhead from the printer. put the tanks back into the printhead. Be very carefull not to drop the printhead and do not put the printhead on a table with the nozzle plate down (where the ink comes out). take the hand wipe fold it a couple times. Gently wipe the printhead nozzel plate in the direction of the lines on the nozzle plate do not do a circular motion or wipe against the grain. you may not even have to use a wiping motion. you can just place the wipe on the nozzles and let the printhead soak. this will clear up dried up ink and unclog the nozzles.
put the printhead back into the printer run one printhead clean once to purge the ink and try to print.
I hope this helps.
I used my printer to do a photo guest book at my sisters wedding it turned out great (i wipped the printhead before i started all the pictures look perfect!)
Posted on Oct 15, 2008
Good info from SDtester. The only thing he didn't include is to turn power off for about a minute to clear the error out of the unit.
Posted on Jan 20, 2009
a 6ya Technician can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Technician (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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