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I had my cartirrage re-filled (BLACK) but nothing happens when I put it in no test page comes out and only color ink works even the cartirrage has been filled. HP PhotosmartC4280

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SOURCE: HP Photosmart all in one C3180

My suggestion: Don't buy HP. I have the same region coding problem. All I want to do is buy HP ink, put it in my HP printer and print stuff. Too hard. I've wasted 30 pounds on ink and another 30 pounds on "support" phone calls to HP. Hopeless. I will never buy HP again. Waste of time and money.

Posted on Nov 19, 2007

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SOURCE: ink light on

you must verify all lefvels of yopur ink cartrages some of the others maybe low

Posted on Mar 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Dell 924 printer problem with black cartridge

Dell printers donnot seem to work on refilled cartridges. Do buy new cartridges to fix the issue

Posted on Apr 15, 2008

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SOURCE: installed new color and black

plz clean the cartridge contact point and printer head contact point

Posted on Jul 01, 2008

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SOURCE: Canon iP90 only prints blank pages

Did you try to wipe the cartridge.Maybe there's a clogs. inside.

Posted on May 28, 2009

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SOURCE: hp psc 750 won't print with new color ink cartridge

To solve the printing problem..


# Hold the cartridge upside down, with the bar-code label facing you and take a damp paper towel.
# Use the towel to wipe the printhead of the cartridge on the bottom (where the ink comes out). Wipe the printhead horizontally in one direction only (left to right).
# Continue doing this until it looks clean.
# Then dab the cartridge on the towel to make sure the ink is flowing.
# Next, look inside the printer and locate the carrier that holds ink cartridges. Caution: Make sure the cartridges are not installed at this point.

1. Look for a shiny piece of metal underneath the contacts at the back of the carrier.
2. Take a damp cotton swab (use water only!) and wipe along the bottom of the shiny metal piece. Note: You may need more than one swab.

# Reinstall the cartridges, making sure you snap them correctly into the printer.


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Posted on Aug 24, 2009

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Check the settings in Windows Print Manager.

Make sure that the paper quality matches what is in the printer. If set to glossy, minimal ink is deposited on the page. Also, check the print quality - draft quality provides a minimal amount of ink as well.

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Cyan ink is coming out purple. Tried putting in brand new toner but still have the same problem!


If the cyan or the blue ink is printing out in purple here's what you can do:


Clean the Printhead & Print a test page by doing the ff:


1. Press the Ink Management button press the Up or down arrow key to select Test Print, then select Print Quality press OK and press Black or Color START. Check all the colors including the black & check if there are any missing dots and if there are any colors not printing correctly.


2. Press the Ink Management button on the control panel and select cleaning press ok

3. Press the up or down arrow key to select Color press ok and press Black Start.


*After the cleaning process the printer will ask you if the quality is OK, press up or down to select yes or no, and it will ask you whether black or color is ok, once you have selected you're answer press Black or Color START to print another test page. Compare the 1st and 2nd test page if it's improving, you may need to do this 3-5 times or until you get a better quality


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HOW DO I REPLACE THE INK .I BOUGHT THE INK BUT FOR GOT HOW TO PUT IT IN


In order to replace the ink..please follow the following steps

#1
Spread out a piece of newspaper where you plan to work. Remove the supplies from the refill kit. The Lexmark 44 will have one bottle of black ink, one thumb drill and one syringe. The Lexmark 43 will have one bottle each cyan, magenta and yellow, three syringes and one thumb drill.
#2
Remove the label from the ink cartridge. The black refill hole is at the top of the ink cartridge. Use a toothpick to check the color of each fill hole on the color ink cartridge. Generally, the magenta is at the top of the cartridge, the yellow is at the left center and the cyan is at the right center.
#3
Use the thumb drill to open up the fill hole to fit the syringe needle. Place the tip of the thumb drill on the fill hole and twist until the hole opens up larger. Do this for each color hole on the color ink cartridge.
#4
Fill each syringe with 7 ml of color ink (one for each color) and 15 ml of black ink. Insert the syringe needle into the bottle of ink and pull the plunger upwards.
#5
Place the tip of the syringe needle into the fill hole. Slowly press down on the plunger. If the ink seeps out while filling, stop filling the cartridge and wipe up the ink with a paper towel. Some cartridges may not need the full amount of ink. Repeat this step for each of the colored ink fill holes.
#6
Replace the ink cartridge in the carriage of the printer. Run one to three test pages to cycle the ink and check the printing. Use any document with color on it for the Lexmark 43 and any document with black text for the Lexmark 44.

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Press the Menu/Set, *, 2, 8, 6 and 4 keys within two seconds. (if you fail to complete the correct key sequence within two seconds, press the Stop key to try again).

press 7 then 6 then 4 then start black copy. This will fill the tubes with ink.

press 7 then 6 then 3 then start black copy. You may use the right arrow to choose the color you want to flush before you press the black copy button.

Press 99 to exit maintenance mode

Press the ink button and do a test print for print quality and see if the color you flushed works. If not, try again.

This is the only way to fix the dried print head. Otherwise you have to replace the print head, in which case, you might as well buy a new printer.

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The documents are faded even after putting in a new cartridge


  • make sure you are using inkjet papers as inkjet printers work on inkjet papers.
  • Lift the printer access door, then remove the ink cartridges from the printhead.
  • Insert the ink cartridges into the printhead, then press down firmly until you hear them click into position.
  • Close the printer access door.
  • Reprint the picture or document that had the quality problem.
  • if still light prints then proceed further
  • Print Test Page
  • Review the printed test page and verify that:
    • the left color blocks are gray, cyan, and black.
    • the right color blocks are magenta, yellow, and black.
    • each block is completely filled with color.
  • If no---> Clean Printhead, the On/Off light flashes during the cleaning procedure.When the On/Off light glows steady, print test page again.
  • If Yes---->The problem could be caused by the type of paper you are using.

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If this is happening after the cartridge was just replaced then make sure you do not have any flags setup in the color settings page in printer preferences that is not letting it use the black ink cartridge. eg. gray scale using color only etc.

Try the Clean cartridge function in the service menu in printer preferences and see if the test page comes ok.

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I just put in a brand new black ink cartridge, but the black ink will not print. It acts like it is, but nothing comes out.??? The color ink works fine.


Please follow the instructions given below ton print a test page and check if black color prints. If not then clean and reseat the black cartridge. If issue persists then contact HP Support to replace problem cartridge if it is in warranty and not a refilled cartridge.
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