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Replace black ink in brother mfc-465 inkjet & now it won't print

I replaced my black ink and now it prints in color and no black. help please How do I reset my printer to make it work again.

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  • eaglearis Jan 13, 2009

    I fixed the problem by testing the printer then cleaning it, thank you for taking a look at my post.

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

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  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2009

    The original ink was there only colors were printing and not black. Changed the black catridge still could not print black.

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Are you using brother oem ink? you ,may check and see if the seal is still on the cartridge, if not try and take a paper clip and insert it in to the air hole on the catridge, some times it gets clogged up. brother tech

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