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Kodak C130 printer will not print in black

Only prints in colors that are really faded no black

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SOURCE: printer does not make black

Remove the black and color ink cartridges.
Right above where the black ink cartridge was, in the top left hand corner of the printhead, push up towards the ceiling and you should be able to push a button that releases the printhead.
Place the printhead right back into the printer and push straight back on the back wall.
You should hear a loud snap.
Replace the ink cartridges which should snap as well.
Close the printer.
After about a minute or so the printer will ask you to do a calibration.
Insert a paper and press start.
Scan the calibration sheet.
After that, in the menu, do a printhead clean.
Do one basic and one deep.
Print a demo sheet to see if anything has changed.
If the picture looks better, continue to do cleans.
In the event that it does not, the printhead will need to be replaced and since the printer is still under warranty, Kodak specialists will try to overnight you a printhead.
The whole process is short and free.
The number for Kodak AiO Support is 1 800 421 6699.

Posted on Aug 26, 2008

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SOURCE: My kodak 5100 printer is having problems printing black text

Clean the printhead, then print a demo sheet.

  1. Verify that inkjet paper is loaded in the paper trays.
  2. On your desktop, start the KODAK All-in-One Home Center, then select the Help [?] icon.
  3. From the Help menu, select Maintenance, then select Printhead Cleaning. The On/Off light flashes green during the cleaning procedure.
  4. When the On/Off light glows a steady green, press Photo and Copy simultaneously to print a demo sheet.
If the Demo print is bad- IE: no black, blurry print etc., then you may need to replace the printhead:
http://www.kodak.com/global/plugins/acrobat/en/service/manuals/AiOPrinters/printhead/AUR1780-9_UE_RevC.pdf
Click on this link or copy and paste the complete link into your browser.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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Try replacing cartrages. apparently vista is useless. it breaks printers!!

Posted on Dec 17, 2009

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SOURCE: Kodak 5500 print faded colors

You need a new printer head. I had the same problem and so did my mom. Here is the good news, it wont cost you anything. Just go to the KODAK web site, you can get to it by Googling Kodak all in one tech support and walk through the step by step. Sounds like you have done most of what they will walk you through already. At the end (takes about 5 minutes) the web site will tell you you need a new print head. They then will let you order it right online at no cost to you. Delivery is about 3 to 5 business days. Good luck.

TC

Posted on Jan 17, 2010

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The print heads for the black cartridge are probably plugged.

You can try using the software to clean the printheads. Go to the Kodak AIO Home Center and under "Maintenance" there will be a button that will allow you to clean the print heads. If you don't notice a difference after 2 or 3 cleanings you will have to remove the print heads (youtube video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1AYgfPHy0o) and clean them with warm water and some Q tips.

Posted on Mar 06, 2011

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