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MP610 Black Ink Not Printing Properly

The printer advised that the black ink had run out. It is the larger cartridge (2nd from the left).

It was replaced but the first 5 prints resulted in the black ink being applied as if the ink had run out. It looks like streaky lines.

I initially thought it was the ink cartridge as the machine has never had a problem. I changed the cartridge but it suffered the same problem.

Any ideas? Many thanks in advance.

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  • js Mar 07, 2009

    Have run the cleaning program a 2nd time and the problem has cleared up.

  • js Mar 07, 2009

    The cleaning program has been used, I selected the "mostly B" option and it detected the nozzle was clogged.

    Printer is now working 100%.

    Thanks for the help :)


  • js Mar 07, 2009

    Well, after the solution the problem had returned.

    It begins to print the document, a black image, and 50% through it continues to print black using incomplete lines.

    Can't see what else can be done apart from taking it in for repair. Machine is only 2 months old.

    Any ideas?


  • Thomas F. Schneider May 11, 2010

    Have you used the head cleaning program as outlined in the instruction manual? 

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