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Error message tells me the top is open it isn't,

Error message tells me the top is open & it isn't, and the ink holder stays in the middle

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  • jt1332003 Mar 06, 2009

    I've checked that. It doesn't look broken and presses down ok. wondered if there was something inside that was not working

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When the top is opened there is a sensor which comes up and the cartridges come in the center.when the top is closed the sensor gets pressed due to the closed topo and the cartridges move towards in.as the cartridges are coming in between and you say top is closed this indicates that the top lift door sensor is out of position or it is not getting pressed just check out properly the sensor is getting blocked or its broken.

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