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Lexmark X5150 No printing

I have a problem with All in one Lexmark X5150...it prints white pages...I have checked for ink level, i tried with a new cartridge, I read the trobleshooting from X5150 but I still could not figure out whats wrong. The plastic foil is off, the printer is on ready status and is set as default, the ink level is ok, the paper is ok, the connections to USB are ok, but still doesnt print. I restarted the PC and the printer, but still nothing...I really dont know what else to try...

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  • Anonymous Nov 16, 2008

    I ran the black ink cartridge completely out. When I put in a new one, neither the black nor color works. I get a blank page.

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Uninstall the printe driver,then try reinstalling the printer back.if no luck,change the usb cable or printer cable as the case may be,if doesn't work,try using the printer on a friends machine. did it work?let me know. eyo7 eyoifiok2005@yahoo.com

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Printer lexmark x5150 not print


Try to re-seat the cartridges in the printer. Open the printer cover > remove the cartridges > close the printer cover > re-brick you printer by pulling out the power supply - black box behind the printer where the power cord is plugged in, and re-plug after 10 seconds. When the printer turns on, reinsert the cartridges and close the cover. Try to print a document again to verify that the problem is fixed.


If that doesn't help, the problem could be due to a clogged print cartridge nozzle. Please follow the steps below to fix print quality issues with your model:

  1. On your computer, go to Start menu.
  2. Go to Programs.
  3. Go to Lexmark 2600 Series folder.
  4. Select Lexmark Solution Center.

From the Maintenance tab, select Clean to fix horizontal streaks. Your printer will then print a page forcing ink through to clean the print cartridge nozzles.

After printing the test page, try to print a document again to verify that the problem is fixed.

Nov 11, 2011 | Lexmark X5150 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Printer only prints in black/white. have put new


It could be the print setting on your computer.
If you're using Windows, with your document open, go to File > Properties/Preferences. In the Print Setup tab, make sure to select "Print using all available ink" in the Ink Use section.
On Mac you can select Color in Print Setting in any expanded print dialog.

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Cleaning inkjet nozzles


Here's what I found here:

http://www.lexmark.com/publications/pdfs/x5150/eng/ug.pdf

Cleaning the print cartridge nozzles
To improve print quality, you may need to clean the print cartridge nozzles.
Clean the nozzles when:
• Characters are not printing completely.
• White dashes appear in graphics or printed text.
• Print is smudged or too dark.
• Colors on print jobs are faded or they differ from the colors on the
screen.
• Vertical, straight lines are not smooth.
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You can use the operator panel or the Lexmark X5100 Series Solution
Center to clean the nozzles.
Using the operator panel
1 Load paper in the All-In-One. For help, see page 16.
2 Press Options until Cartridges appears on the display.
3 Press the right arrow until Clean appears on the display.
4 Press Select.
A nozzle page prints forcing ink through the nozzles to clean the
clogged nozzles.
5 Print your document again to verify your print quality has improved.
6 To further improve print quality, try wiping the print cartridge nozzles
and contacts (see page 44), and then print your document again.
7 If print quality has not improved, try cleaning the print cartridge
nozzles up to two more times.
Using the Lexmark X5100 Series Solution Center
1 Load plain paper in the All-In-One. For help, see page 16.
2 Click Start Programs Lexmark X5100 Series Lexmark X5100
Series Solution Center.
3 Click the Maintenance tab.
4 From the Maintenance tab, click Clean to fix horizontal streaks.
5 Click Print.
A nozzle page prints forcing ink through the nozzles to clean the
clogged nozzles.
6 Print your document again to verify your print quality has improved.
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7 To further improve print quality, try wiping the print cartridge nozzles
and contacts (see page 44), and then print your document again.
8 If print quality has not improved, try cleaning the print cartridge
nozzles up to two more times.
Wiping the print cartridge nozzles and contacts
If the print quality does not improve after cleaning the print cartridge
nozzles, dried ink may be on the nozzles or contacts. To wipe the print
cartridge nozzles and contacts:
1 Remove the print cartridges. For help, see page 38.
2 Dampen a clean, lint-free cloth with water.
3 Hold the cloth against the gold nozzle area for about three seconds.
Gently blot and wipe dry in one direction (this prevents the colors in
the color cartridge from mixing).
4 Hold a clean, damp section of cloth against the contacts for about
three seconds. Gently blot and wipe dry in one direction.
Nozzles
Contacts
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5 Let the nozzles and contacts dry completely.
6 Reinstall the print cartridges, and then print your document again.
7 If the print quality has not improved, try cleaning the print cartridge
nozzles up to two more times.
8 If print quality is still unsatisfactory, replace your print cartridges. For
help, see page 38.

Jun 29, 2011 | Lexmark X5150 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Printing blank


If not printing anything go to printer properties and print a test page. If nothing visible replace cartridge. Cartridges known for drying up when not frequently used. Use cotton swab with rubbing alchohol to clean any dried ink from ports and reciever.

Apr 25, 2009 | Lexmark X5150 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Changed ink cartridges cannot print alignment page, out of ink


You need to reset the ink level before the printer can print further, to do these please follow the following step:
1) Goto the Lexmark Solution Center application.
2) Press button Maintenance>Install a new print cartridge, follow the instruction on screen. U may then have your new full ink level. Note: u only can reset to full level, cannot customize the level by your own.
Then try again with printing alignment task.
Hope this help.

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Feb 26, 2009 | Lexmark X2500 All-In-One Printer

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Not printing


Here are the best instructions on how to clean the print cartridges.

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Feb 25, 2009 | Lexmark X5150 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Lexmark X 5150 prints blank pages


Hi !!

Try this ---

take out the ink cartridges from printer
Take a tissue paper and make it damp with water
Then CLean the bottom part of cartridge where you see some golden contacts , just wipe it off with damp tissue .

Check if there is any ink coming on the tissue or not .
If No ink coming out , may be u forgot to pull out the protective tape or there is no ink inside the cartridge

Let me know what happens

Priya

Nov 29, 2008 | Lexmark X5150 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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All in one printer fault


Pull the cartridge check to make sure you removed the seal. Take a damp cloth gently wipe across the ink openings. If you get ink reinstall. Go to printer settings and make sure you are not set on documents black and white but on colour printing. Go to maintainance run test page several times. hope this works for you.

Sep 11, 2008 | Lexmark X5150 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Lexmark x5150


hmmm..ok..so when you attempt to do the clean and calibrate, what exactly is the condition of the printer?

Jun 01, 2008 | Lexmark X5150 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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