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Cant print in black

Hi i cant print in black but i can in every other color

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Re: cant print in black

Do the cleaning procedure twice. Use a original brother ink cart! If you are lucky, the printhead is not clogged. If you dont see any black blocks when printing the testsheet, the head is definitly clogged. You cant clean the printhead because of an internal filter!

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1. Remove the Black cartridge from the All-in-One.

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