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Problems printing black

My C5100n will print all colors on a page except black. I initially encountered the problem last week, although the problem then was that the black ink was not setting. Color images looked good, but the black was smeared. I replace the black toner cartridge, and my problem was solved for a couple of days. Now, no black will print at all. This occurs for both text and graphics.

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Re: Problems printing black

This may not be a solution, but certainly a troubleshooting trick. Move one of the color drums to the black area, and the black drum to the color one you just moved. If the problem follows the drum, the drum is defective - if the problem stays with the black "area" then you have a probem related to the electronics of the printer. Clean all contacts and test again.

Posted on Sep 25, 2008

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Re: Problems printing black

How many prints have u done with the drum, black.???, if it´s new, just clean the leeds of the black, with a piece of cloth.

Posted on Jan 17, 2007

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