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Printer will not print.

The light is flashing two times than it pauses. We had a message to install the printer when it was already installed. It would not print in color then when printing in black it would use to much ink. Now the cartridges slam from right to left when we turn the computer on or trying to use the printer. Can someone tell us what this means?

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if cartridges are slamming then its a problem with encoder strip..this is a transparent strip that runs behind ur cartridges...ther is nothing much u can do to fix this...u need to buy a new printer...contact lexmark tech support on 800-332-4120 for discounts

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