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THe black ink is not printing and I just put in a new cartridge

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  • radiol Dec 31, 2008

    Black is not printing even after replacement with new black cartridges and five automatic cleansing procedures. Colors print fine.There is rudimentary black line printout on one attempt, quite faint and not complete.

  • shutzy Jan 23, 2009

    print check prints the 3 coloursbut not the black. tried changing the cartridge but still the same. tried cleaning the heads but still the same.

  • The Fuss Mar 10, 2009

    New black ink cartridge was working just fine for weeks, all of a
    sudden stopped working. All 3 colors work fine. Replaced
    with new cartridge still same issue, went back to the full cartridge
    that stopped working, still no black ink?????

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2009

    I am having the same problem. Thinking about junking the printer, it's less than 1 year old.

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Did your pull the tape off the print head???



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