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The red is not printing

The magenta cartridge was running low. I have replaced it, but that color is not printing. I have two magenta cartridges and have tried them both with the same result. Prior to my replacing the magenta, I had to replace the blue cartridge. The blue cartridge that was in the printer "exploded" leaving blue toner all over the inside of the printer. I cleaned out the printer with compressed air and then replaced both the blue and the magenta.

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  • deep_shiv Jan 11, 2009

    Hello Sir,

    I have a printer 2600n it worked fine for one year after purchase. after one year my magenta cartage became empty and due to lack of money i cant make it refilled for 2-3 months. but after 2-3 months when i refilled it not only the magenta cartage but none of my cartage giving the proper color print they all are giving very very light print. i cant understand what happned. Plz give me some solution for this is there any moisture problem or wht.

    Thanks & Regards
    Pradeep Kumar
    Meerut
    deep_shiv@yahoo.com

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At a guess you are using recycled toners? If the recycler has not worked out the refilling procedure properly, the problem you experienced with the exploding Cyan toner is common. It is possible in the act of blowing out the loose cyan toner your have used to much air pressure, possibly blowing toner into the laser beam units, or damaging the toner sensor unit for magenta.
A diagnostic inspection, by a technician would be suggested.
Cheers: DeJudge

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