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Brother MFC-640CW Replaced Black catridge becomes empty

I replaced the black catridge with Office Depot made compatible catridge and it drained very quickly.  Is this a known issue? Not sure where all that ink has gone; I just printed three test pages. Please help.

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Re: Brother MFC-640CW Replaced Black catridge becomes...

Compatible carts do make a lot of trouble. One point is the draining! The ink has flown into the cart assy and beyond that to the bottom of the printer. As long as you can print without problems you dont have to do anything. If the test pages wont show the correct color you have to open the printer and to clean the assy and the bottom.

Do use original ink carts though these wont drain and give correct info to printer. You can very simple refill them with dye ink. Dye ink only!!!

Posted on Oct 16, 2007

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