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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
This could be because of several probs: 1. The ink cart is not original and wont let the ink flow, because the valve is not open. 2. There might be air bubbles within the capillaries. 3. The ink is not genuine ink and has pigments in it. Solution: see here, too: http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc/public/us/us/en/faq/faq_top.htm?reg=us&c=us&lang=en&prod=dcp110c_us Insert another ink cart. Use, if possible, the genuine ink cart from brother. Do the cleaning cycle twice. This will extract the air bubbles out of the caps after the second time. If you dont have any success the printhead is clogged and cant be cleaned anymore!
Posted on Sep 17, 2007
Clean The Print Head Nozzles (Mac OS X) MP500 / MP800
Clean The Print Head Nozzles (Windows) MP500 / MP800
Confirm that the recommended ink tanks are installed properly MP500 / MP800
Install recommended ink tanks in the correct order MP500 / MP530 / MP800 / MP800R / MP830
Perform A Manual Print Head Alignment (Mac OS X) MP500 / MP800 / MP950
Perform A Manual Print Head Alignment (Windows) MP500 / MP800 / MP950
Perform the print head cleaning procedure on MP500 / MP800
Print Head Alignment MP500 / MP800 / MP950
Remove tape from the MP500 / MP800 ink tank
Replace ink tank(s) MP500 / MP800
I hope it helps!!!
Posted on Dec 01, 2008
1. Get compressed air
2. Run Printhead under HOT water, do not worry about contacts getting slightly wet.
3. Blow compressed air with straw attachment into screens where the cartridge nozzle sits on printhead. then let it sit and dry.
4. reinstall print test page
5. if this fails open paint/photoshop and print a page of the color that is not printing correctly. rinse and repeat until colors flow freely.
I have several ip4300s and I have yet to give up the ghost on a printer with a clog ujsing this method.
Posted on Jan 21, 2009
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