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Poor and inconsistent quality from the black ink.

My Lexmark x4270 prints great with new cartridges but before the half level, text will become sporadic. Whole lines will be missing or very faint.
I have cleaned cartridges and jets with alcohol.
I have refilled cartridges ,with mixed results.
I have run repeated deep cleanings.
I have tried different quality settings.
I have tried auto-alignment setting and it tells me the tape is still on the cartridges-it is wrong.
I'm tempted to just replace the machine but that is so wasteful and a little pricey. Any suggestions?

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  • gold2 Feb 24, 2009

    I had same problem with original black cartridge and now same problem with new Lexmark cartridge. Any other suggestions?

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The problem seems to be un-even distribution of ink. try a different and new ink cartridge. Since you are refilling the cartridge, the ink inside of the cartridge is getting magnetized, there by, the ink stick to the drum of the cartridge and don't distribute the ink evenly. shake would clear it. you need to demagnetized the drum.

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