Question about Kodak EASYSHARE 5500 All-In-One InkJet Printer
Help!! What am I doing wrong? The printer makes all the right printing sounds and there is both black and colour ink in the printer. Yet the pages keep coming out blank!!
Inkjet printers need to be used frequently to prevent inkdrying out in the print head nozzles.
If the print head cleaning maintenance routine does not clear the blockages,then print head needs replacing, but it may be expensive.
It may be more cost effective to buy a later model and better printer thanreplace the print head.
Posted on Feb 25, 2012
a 6ya expert 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 repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Anyone Readuing this section for AiO 5500 just call 1800 421 6699 they will replace your printhead and the ink cartridges
Posted on Jul 14, 2008
Here are the things you will be asked to try if you call support. They may fix the problems as well. Taking the printhead out and putting it back in is the big helper.
Remove the black and color ink cartridges.
Right above where the black ink cartridge was, in the top left hand corner of the printhead, push up towards the ceiling and you should be able to push a button that releases the printhead.
Place the printhead right back into the printer and push straight back on the back wall.
You should hear a loud snap.
Replace the ink cartridges which should snap as well.
Close the printer.
After about a minute or so the printer will ask you to do a calibration.
Insert a paper and press start.
Scan the calibration sheet.
After that, in the menu, do a printhead clean.
(If this is a 5100, do it in the home center ->? in the top right ->Maintainence ->Clean Printhead.)
Do one basic and one deep.
Print a demo sheet to see if anything has changed.
If the picture looks better, continue to do cleans.
In the event that it does not, the printhead will need to be replaced and since the printer is still under warranty, Kodak specialists will try to overnight you a printhead.
The whole process is short and free.
The number for Kodak AiO Support is 1 800 421 6699.
Posted on Aug 19, 2008
I had the same problem and wasted money on 2 new cartridges before finding the answer on several blogs. Call Kodak Tech Support. In this case they are very good. Tell them the problem, they walk you through some steps and then give up. They will then send you out a new print head (a cheap and disposable device). I thought about buying another one for the next time things go bad but I can't find a source. They send it in 3-5 days, free. I think Kodak is embarrassed about their bad system (printheads should not go bad so fast!)
Posted on Feb 19, 2009
go to www.kodak.com/go/printheadsupport.click on 3rd link on how to replace a printhead. then take cartridges out and printhead out, after 1 minute,insert printhead back into the carriage and install both cartridges, go to kodak aio home center on ur desktop and from there on maintenance under help and select printhead cleaning. then try to print.ur problem will be resolved
Posted on Jul 28, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Mar 03, 2011 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5500 All-In-One InkJet...
Jun 23, 2009 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5500 All-In-One InkJet...
May 03, 2017 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5500 All-In-One InkJet...
Nov 11, 2008 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5500 All-In-One InkJet...
Sep 12, 2008 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5500 All-In-One InkJet...
Feb 10, 2008 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5500 All-In-One InkJet...
Sep 29, 2014 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5500 All-In-One InkJet...
124 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: