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Lexmark X75 no color

I've had a Lexmark X75 printer for 2-3 years now and don't print often. When a test page is printed, no color other than black is printed. If I blot the cartridge with a damp kleenex, all 3 colors are abundant.

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  • LemonHop Nov 12, 2007

    black works but no color event with a new cartridge

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    my x2300 lexmark #1 black and color cartridge does not print black

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    I am not sure what maintenance this printer has received through the last 3 or 4 years other than toner cartridge replacement

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Even though you have ink coming out of the cartridge, if it's more than a few months since it's pumped any ink, it can be clogged internally, blotting with paper doesnt always work. Try a new cartridge, or buy a new printer, it's usually cheaper now to get a whole new printer than it is to replace a set of cartridges. consider it's a few years old now

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Printer has stopped printing blue


Make sure that you are inserting only genuine Lexmark cartridges in your printer. Removing then re-inserting the color cartridge into the printer is a quick to minor cartridge communication issues.
Make sure that your color cartridge still has substantial ink level for printing using the Lexmark Solution Center software on your computer.
Click Start > Programs > Lexmark X74-X75 > Lexmark X74-X75 Solution Center. Check the ink levels.
If color ink level is still good, then it probably just needs some cleaning. Print quality issues can be due to dirty or clogged print cartridge nozzles. From the Maintenance tab in the Lexmark X74-X75 Solution Center, click Clean print nozzles to fix horizontal streaks. Your printer will then print a test page. Try to print a color page again to verify that the problem with the blue color is fixed.
If the problem continues, try to insert a different known working color cartridge to identify if it's a faulty cartridge issue.

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X75 My color won't work. Black is fine. I installed a new one at Xmas and it worked fine. I hardly printed anything.. Yesterday the test page with peacock showed no blue and everything came out yellow. ...


run the print head cleaner tool using the lexmark software. since you hardly used the color the print head nozzle is dried up and needs to be clean.
run the print head cleaner atleast 5-10 or more times as needed.

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Black ink not printing even tho a new black ink cartridge was installed recently and working properly until I opened the unit to install a new color cartridge and now the black ink is not printing and the...


Try to reseat your cartridges. Unplug and replug your printer into the power source to reset itself. If that doesn't help, try to clean your cartridges and check if print quality improves. If you're using Windows, go to Start -> Programs -> Lexmark X74-X75 -> Lexmark X74-X75 Solution Center -> Maintenance -> Clean print nozzles to fix horizontal streaks.

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Lexmark X75 won't print in colour anymore


When you print a color document do you get any color output ?. You may want to try to print a test color document, consisting of say Red, Green and Blue color blocks. If any of the blocks is missing you may want to replace your color cartridge.

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Printing not complete


you may check your ink cartridge
1) the cartridge some color almost empty, need to change a new one or refill the match color ink. test it and go next if not fixed
2) long time less using cause some color ink chanel(holes) dryer, you may take out the color ink cartridge and put it's surface of bottom (just touch ) in the clean water 1 Hr, then set back and test it. still not fixed, you also need to do same thing if your print head is separated from your ink cartridge

Feb 06, 2009 | Lexmark X75 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Ink cartridge


you may check your ink cartridge

long time less using cause 3 color ink chanel(holes) a little dryer, could not print well even refilled.you may take out the color ink cartridge and put it's surface of bottom (just touch ) in the clean water 1 -2 Hrs, then set back and test it. still not fixed, you also need to do same thing if your print head is separated from your ink cartridge

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X74-X75 does not print black


Have you removed the protective tape that covers the printhead jets?

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My lexmark x75 only print black and white


Please check color cartridge is ok or not
if it is ok then check your printer configuration in Your pc it should be a gray scale printing ....

May 23, 2008 | Lexmark X75 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Ink in printer


did you do a test page? maybe you need to clean and calibrate them?

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Lexmark X75 printing difficulties


if the black was empty you would notice the difference in the pictures as well, but if the word print is black, it wont print in colour it's supposed to print what you see.

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