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Printer won't print

Earlier tonite we were printing successfully, then we heard a loud pop and since then it won't print anything. i think it is the cartridge carrier because it won't move back to the middle on its own like it normally does. i've tried the turning it on and off and the booklet says, no paper is jammed, don't know what else to try.

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I have had this problem with the X73 and many X85's..... First unplug the power and move the carrier to the center. There is a thin (5mm) Mylar strip that is stretched from L-R behind the carrier. Using a flashlight make sure the strip has not slipped behind the sensor on the carrier. Gently lift the strip up and about 10mm and let it rest inside the "U" of the sensor. If I have not described this properly please email mediaman85@mchsi.com and I can send you some pics. MM85

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Please follow the steps below on how to replace ink cartridge on the Lexmark X5495 printer:
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  2. Lift the scanner unit. The print cartridge carrier moves and stops at the loading position, unless the printer is busy.
  3. Press down on the cartridge carrier latch to raise the cartridge carrier lid.
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Sometimes the ink cartridge carrier won't automatically move to its loading position even when the printer is on and the cover is open. Follow the steps below:


1. Unplug the printer from the power source.

2. With the cover open, hold the solid white strip that connects from the carrier assembly to the ink cartridge carrier and gently slide the cartridge carrier to the center of the printer.

3. Remove the used cartridges.

4. Load the new cartridges. Close the cover.

5. Plug the printer back to the power source.

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2. Remove the used print cartridge or cartridges. 3. If you are installing new print cartridges, remove the tape from the back and bottom of the color cartridge, insert the cartridge in the right carrier, and then close the color cartridge carrier lid. 4. If a black cartridge is included in the box contents, remove the tape from the back and bottom of the black cartridge, insert the cartridge in the left carrier, and then close the black cartridge carrier lid. 5. Close the printer.

Sometimes the ink cartridge carrier won't automatically move to its loading position even when the printer is on and the cover is open. Follow the steps below:


1. Unplug the printer from the power source.

2. With the cover open, hold the solid white strip that connects from the carrier assembly to the ink cartridge carrier and gently slide the cartridge carrier to the center of the printer.

3. Remove the used cartridges.

4. Load the new cartridges. Close the cover.

5. Plug the printer back to the power source.

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Sometimes the ink cartridge carrier won't automatically move to its loading position even when the printer is on and the cover is open. Follow the steps below:


1. Unplug the printer from the power source.

2. With the cover open, hold the solid white strip that connects from the carrier assembly to the ink cartridge carrier and gently slide the cartridge carrier to the center of the printer.

3. Remove the used cartridges.

4. Load the new cartridges. Close the cover.

5. Plug the printer back to the power source.

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Here's how to change your cartridges: 1 Make sure the printer is on. 2 Lift the scanner unit. The print cartridge carrier moves and stops at the loading position, unless the printer is busy. printmastert_25.jpg

3 Press down on the cartridge carrier latch to raise the cartridge carrier lid. printmastert_26.jpg

4 Remove the used print cartridge. Note: If you are removing both cartridges, repeat step 3 and step 4 for the second cartridge.

Sometimes the ink cartridge carrier won't automatically move to its loading position even when the printer is on and the cover is open. Follow the steps below:

1. Unplug the printer from the power source.

2. With the cover open, hold the solid white strip that connects from the carrier assembly to the ink cartridge carrier and gently slide the cartridge carrier to the center of the printer.

3. Remove the used cartridges.

4. Load the new cartridges. Close the cover.

5. Plug the printer back to the power source.



You may also refer to this link: How to Set Up the Lexmark X3600 or X4600 Series All-In-One





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Step 1
housing beneath. If done correctly, the print cartridge carrier should move into the loading position near the center of the unit.
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Step 2

Push down on the colored cartridge lever at the front of the carrier to unlock and pop up the cartridge lid.
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Step 3

Pull the spent cartridge from the printer.
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Step 4

Pick up your new cartridge. Pull the sticker and tape gently from the back and bottom to reveal the gold metal electrical contacts.
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Step 5

Insert the new cartridge into the print cartridge carrier with the electrical contacts facing down. Press the cartridge gently but firmly into the carrier so that the contacts on the cartridge touch the contacts in the carrier.
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Step 6

Close the cartridge lid over the new cartridge until it clicks into place.
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Step 7

Lift the scanner unit up slightly so that the scanner support arm unlocks. While holding the unit up with one hand, push the support back into its storage slot with your other hand and carefully lower the unit back into its original position on your printer.
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Step 8

Press the third button down from the top on your control panel---marked by an arrow pointing from a scanner icon to a computer icon---for three seconds to print out a print alignment page. When finished, follow the on-screen instructions.

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