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Changed Black cartridge and it wont print

It is still saying that the cartridge is missing

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Re: Changed Black cartridge and it wont print

You want to make sure that there are no pins on the carriage that are bent, missing, or otherwise altered.


Check the cartridge, look at the contact points checking for areas where it looks as though there is no contact taking place.

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