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Can't get the ink cartridges to stay to replace them

Wan't to replace old ink cartridges and put new ones in but they won't remain to the left to take them out always goes over to right side again. How do you have it stop to left to remove them?

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When you open the cover, wait for your printer to display "Cover is open"
When it says this, it usually should have move the cartridge all the way to the left.

  • Maybe turn it off,and back on again and wait for it to initialize and do all of it's "turning on functions".
Then when it's done, and you hear no more movement, try opening the cover and putting the support arm up to hold it open as usual.

Wait for it to do both, and you're good to go.
* It should do both automatically when you open the cover, just wait for it.

If it does neither, then this means that the button or action switch that happens (operation that tells the printer that it's cover is open.) is somehow malfunctioning, or broken.
Hopefully what I said to-do above solves the problem.

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