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Broken clip for black ink cartridge

The clip that holds the black ink cartridge has broken off so the cartridge is not secure. Can I get replacement parts, and is this something I can just take care of myself fairly easily?

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Unfortunately, this is not an easy fix. To replace the ink cartridge holder, you would have to dissasemble the whole Print head/Carriage assembly. The when you put it back together , there are timing factors to be set. With printers so inexpensive, I would opt for a new unit.

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

Posted on Nov 11, 2008

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