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Ribbon problem The printer keeps saying their is a problem with the ribbon. What's up?

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Re: Ribbon problem

If it was a 100 print ribbon try a 40 print ribbon

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Re: Ribbon problem

Is the ribbon new?, sometimes they have problems, if that one is alright, u need to send it to a repair centre, it must need to repalve the mainboard

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