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Kodak 5500 Printer Pa[per jam

After clearing the paper jam, the printer will not print in black.

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  • md180 Dec 11, 2008

    Kodak will send you a new print head for free. They will also send more ink. If the print head gets hit wrong with paper or touched it goes bad. You will need a new one to fix the problem. Cleaning the head will not fix the problem.

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Remove the printhead the recalibrate your printhead

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Verify that the ink cartridges are intact and securely inserted into the printhead, then make the same print.

  1. Lift the printer access door, then remove the ink cartridges from the printhead.
  2. Verify that the label on the ink cartridges is intact, and the cartridges are not damaged.
  3. Verify that only KODAK branded ink cartridges are installed.
  4. Insert the ink cartridges into the printhead, then press down firmly until you hear them click into position.
  5. Close the printer access door, then make the same print.
If this will not correct the issue, try to follow these steps
Clean the printhead, then print a demo sheet.



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  1. Verify that inkjet paper is loaded in the paper trays.
  2. Press Menu.
  3. Select Clean Printhead, then press OK.
  4. Select Deep Clean, then press OK. The On/Off light flashes green during the cleaning procedure.
  5. When the On/Off light glows a steady green, select Print Demo Sheet, then pressStart.
If these steps will not correct the issue on the printout., you need to call Kodak technical support ( 1 800 421 6699) possible the printhead is defective and it needs to be replaced

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Well, here is the proper way of fixing or troubleshooting that paper jam error in your printer

Open the printer access door and remove both of the ink cartridge, then remove also the printhead, after that close the printer access door, without those parts. Then it will show a message in the printer screen, "Printhead is missing or has come loose" or "Printhead Not Detected" Install the printhead, just the printhead without the ink cartridges. After that close the printer access door. Then it will show you a message"Ink cartridges is not installed,install ink cartridges". then open again the printer access door, then install the black ink cartridge without the color ink cartridge. then close the printer access door, then message must be " Color ink cartridge is not installed, install color ink cartridge" then install the color ink cartridge." the message must be,"New printhead is detected calibration require, load paper and press start"

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