I've had a mutifunction printer for about 2 yrs now and
until recently had no problems with it. Now it won't charge new cartrides when their installed in the machine. I have to turn it off and back on for it to charge them. How can I resolve this problem.
Can't say that I've studied this in detail - but from memory, my cx5400 won't perform an automatic charge on Non-Epson cartridges. Have to power off and then back on.
Painfull, but a not as painfull as paying Epson prices for ink.
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Laptops & Tablets Laptops & Tablets .... HP Officejet Pro 8500 will not recognizechanged ink cartridge ..... I have a hard time believing that something that worked just fine until it ran out of ink, suddenly has a broken sensor. It's barely 2 yrs old. ... show any ink, replaced them all and after 5 minutes of 'thinking', ..it worked.
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If your machine is displaying the message "cartridge error" then it is a problem with the cartridge. if you recently purchased them, you shouldn't have a problem returning them, especially if they are generic.
I've seen it often on Xerox's and HP's because they have chips on their cartridges that the machine has to read in order for it to work. sometimes the manufactured cartridges don't get a proper flash of those chips.
Try to re-insert the color cartridge into the printer and make sure it is properly seated in the cartridge carrier.
If that doesn't help, try to clean the print nozzles. Please follow the steps below:
1. Press Copy.
2. Press Options until Maintenance appears on the display.
3. Press the right arrow until Clean Cartridges 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 that your print quality has improved.
Try this procedure: 1. Open printer lid so cartridges move to center of carriage.
2. Lift clamp and remove black or color cartridge from the holder.
3. Place cartridge on table with copper contact strip facing you.
4. Carefully place a strip of clear plastic tape over the four contacts on the upper left corner of the cartridge.
5. Reinstall cartridge in printer and close lid. Wait until cartridge returns to parking position.
6. Open lid and remove cartridge again. Remove tape from left side and
place tape over four contacts at upper right corner of cartridge.
7. Reinstall cartridge in printer and close lid. Wait until cartridge returns to parking position again.
8. Open lid again, remove cartridge, remove tape.
9. Reinstall cartridge and close lid.
Printer will now recalibrate. Once the process is complete the ink level meter should be reading full again.
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Sounds like the color cartridge is overheating. Could be defective, ESPECIALLY if it not an original Hp BRAND NEW cartridge. Change out the color cartridge and see what happens. Each tiny little nozzle has its own heating element. Electronics monitor the temperature. Will stop the printing until the temperature comes back to an acceptable range.