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Will not print in Black

Have replaces cartridge but printer will not print in black

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  • andy710 May 16, 2009

    Same as chris159's - won't print in black, have carried out numerous cleaning cycles and resets, now prints in brown. BUT if you print a diagnostic page the headings in black print OK ????

    Also the panel that should be black is pale green ?

    I suspect print head blockage but cant find any information on manual cleaning.

    Andy

  • bpickled May 18, 2009

    black ink will not print at all. colors ok. no black at all!

  • Anonymous May 21, 2009

    rixs

    i have the same problem

  • Mark Gough May 11, 2010

    have you set page setup to print in only black?

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Check the Print in Grayscale setting If the self test page printed Black, the ink cartridges are okay, and the ink levels are well above empty, the printer software has probably been set to print in color. Follow the steps below to check this setting:

  1. In the software application you are trying to print from, click File , then Print . The Print dialog opens.
  2. Make sure your printer is selected, then click Preferences . The printer Preferences dialog opens.
  3. Select the Color tab, then make sure that Print in grayscale is selected.
  4. Try the print job to see if this step resolved the issue.
And also follow the steps given below to change the setting in printers and faxes preferences.
  1. Click on Start, Open Control panel
  2. Double-click on printer and faxes
  3. Right-click on printer Icon and select properties or preferences.
  4. Now in preferences box check whether printing in black is enabled.
Now try to print a document from Word.

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