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Kodak 5300 aio change inks

Printer says colour ink needs changing, but when i lift up lid to replace ink the cartridges are to the far right where you cannot get to them.The instructions on how to change them seem to say when you lift up lid you should have access to them all. I have is a blue screen telling me about the ink, a flashing red light, and the on/of switch alight but nothing seems to work thanks.

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  • j_c_s Jan 08, 2009

    have tried this but ink cartridges still move to far right so I new that the cartridges moved when turned on, so turned on printer and yanked out power cord when cartridges appeared,changed them, works ok.

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When you turn the printer off and back on you should hear a noise, when you lift the lid the cartridges moving to the center so you can replace them.

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