Question about Lexmark X5650 AllInOne InkJet Printer

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I just bought ink cartridge and says ink low on my lexmark x5650 so i just bought ink cartridges for my hp 4140 and it wont work, is this a cproblem with my computer and not my printers? 2 printers do

I have installed and uninstalled numerous times and nothin works

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As far as the Lexmark printer is concerned, try the steps below:

The problem could be due to a communication failure between one of the printheads (cartridges) and the All-In One (AIO) or by a short in one if the printheads. Please follow the steps below to identify and fix cartridge issues:

  1. Make sure the printer is on.
  2. Open the printer cover. The print cartridge carrier moves and stops at the loading position, unless the All-In-One is busy. Note: If the carrier does not automatically move to the center, turn off the printer or unplug the printer from the power source and then carefully slide the carrier to the center.
  3. Remove both cartridges from the carrier.
  4. Close the printer cover.
  5. Re-brick your printer by pulling out the power supply - black box behind the printer where the power cord is plugged in to, and re-plug after 30 seconds.
  6. When the printer turns on, reinsert one cartridge first. Close the printer cover and check for any errors.
  7. If no error appears, reinsert the other cartridge. Close the printer cover.
  8. Replace whichever cartridge is causing the error to appear with a new genuine Lexmark cartridge. Try to print a document again to verify that the problem is fixed.

Posted on Feb 14, 2012

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    SOURCE: SAys replace ink cartridges.. did that but still

    Hi,
    The problem sometimes is that when you unpack the cartridges a little bit of residue of the packaging stays in the printhead of the cartridges. Here is a link that shows you how to clean the nozzles. http://www.bit.ly/aBjxGa

    Posted on Feb 13, 2010

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    SOURCE: lexmark x5650 #36 black & 37

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    Posted on Feb 20, 2009

    don_farr
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    SOURCE: same problem with x5650, using a genuine lexmark cartridge

    Okay, sometimes the contacts points on the side of the cartridge are contaminated. Take a clean (pink) pencil eraser and rub the contact points. Blow any residual off of the contacts and then reinstall the contacts. Some Lexmark printer require that you use the maintenance utilities to install the cartridge and align it. It concerns me that the printer sees the cartridge when you make a copy. I strongly suspect that the cartridge is defective. Otherwise why would it fail in one mode and not the other. Have you verified the driver properties to make sure that you are not set for color only printing? Software will override the setting on the printer. Don

    Posted on Jun 11, 2009

    pineworks
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    SOURCE: My Lexmark X5410 Printer will not recognize a refill cartridge.

    Hi there

    This is the same old story with Lexmark printers, you cant do any thing about it the chips have a small fuse inside them and soon as they emty it blows the fuse, and thats it so I beleave the only way is to buy new ink, or a diferent printer.
    Not know any fix for them myself sorry.

    Can try.
    Turn printer off. Unplug power cord and other cables. Wait 30 seconds. Plug cords and cables back in.

    Also seen this on the net.
    Use clear tape over left hand row of sensors on front of cartridge and re-insert. ink now shows with question mark but reads as full and prints fine.

    but yeah, best bet, never ever buy lexmark.....:)

    http://www.fixyourownprinter.com/forums/inkjet/35235


    If that doesn't work, try disabling your ink monitoring software.
    All The Best Pineworks

    Posted on Feb 21, 2010

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    yammy_alf
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    SOURCE: how to reset ink cartridge for lexmark x5650 #36

    Take a small pice of clear tape. Try covering one of the outside vertical row of contacts at thr front of the cartridge. Re-insert it and it shoudl "fool" the printer into thinking it is a new cartridge. It works for my Lexmark 2600 series all in one

    Posted on Mar 25, 2010

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