An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points
An expert that got 5 achievements.
An expert that has over 500 points.
An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.
Re: MY c5180 printer wont print w/black ink works fine in...
There is a circuit opposite to the cartridge exactly if that cable which has this circuit it causes exactly the same problem what you r facing at present.
if the printer is ubnder warranty send it to the hp service center for free repair or may be replacement.
but if not under warranty contact local technician as it will not be too costly at local repair center.but if you send it to ho service center for reparing if its without warranty that it will cost u very much for this.
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box above.
- Better answers use proper spelling and grammar.
- Provide details, support with references or personal experience.
Tell us some more! Your answer needs to include more details to help people.You can't post answers that contain an email address.Please enter a valid email address.The email address entered is already associated to an account.Login to postPlease use English characters only.
Tip: The max point reward for answering a question is 15.
unfortunately it was programed into the firmware of the printer to have ink in all cartridges. if you desire to print in black only after the cartridge is replaced then go into the printing preferences and under either advanced or color select print in greyscale then black ink only apply the change and from that point on all docs will print using black ink only
My printer did that a few months ago. I tried everything to get it printing black but in the end I had to take the ink cartridge back and return a new one. Some ink cartridges dry out when they are being shipped if not stored in proper conditions.
There is a small spring that holds the ink cartridge in the ink holder.
You will see it stick out from the right hand side of the ink holder
where the ink cartridge slides in. If that spring isn't being held to
the ink holder by two plastic tabs, (I.E. the plastic tabs are broken)
the printer will never recognize the cartridge. If the printer is still
under warranty I would contact HP or an authorized repair center for
HP. Both the black and color ink holder has this spring. I know of no
way to repair this kind of breakage.
HP Inkjet printers work only if both the cartridges have ink unlike HP Laserjet printers.
If you want the printer to print only in black, Follow the steps
Start --->Control panel -- >Printers and faxes ---->Right click on the printer icon (HP c5100) select printing preferences.
Under printing prefences there u will see an option to print with black or print in gray scale.
Note:HP Inkjet printers like Photosmart C5180 will work only both the cartridges have ink.
Try a hard restart, which simply means unplugging the power cord of the printer, and replugging it after one minute has passed. If that does not work, then rerun the CD used to install the printer. Both techniques reprogram the electronics, to a certain extent.
You can also visit the HP website, to see what solutions are being offered for various printer problems. They probably have a number to call, in case you need to talk to a technician.
Hope these suggestions help you out.
I was using the printer, wanted to change to a color ink cartridge. Upon changing, the printer made some weird sounds then didnt print. Changed back to original black ink cartridge and still wont work...Ive done everything that I can find to eliminate the problem but still wont print. Any help would be GREAT Thanks
My HP 3310 wil not print black. The color prints fine. Spent 2 hours on the phone with HP support only to be told to buy a new printer. The machine is less than 2 years old. There must be a way to repair this. Any ideas? Barbara