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My primera sig IV interior red lights stay on...

...and the cartridge does not move across the carriage...need less to say, it will not print! thanks!

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The interior light is part of the cartridge optical reader assembly and tells you that it isn't recognising the ink cartridge. Either they are the wrong cartridges or the bar code at the bottom of the cartridge is unreadable. Using a cotton bud dipped in a bit of metho wipe around the red and clear led's ensuring you clean the small slot next to the led's (the reader). Also either clean the barcodes on the cartridge, or change the cartridges.

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You may have to copy and paste the link into your browser.
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