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This is common with generic cartridges. If it is a genuine HP cartridge, you could return it, or try this

Then HP themselves changed the cartridges, making their own cartridges incompatible in some cases, explained here

Posted on Feb 10, 2014


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SOURCE: missing cartridge for the lexmark z1420

Try resetting the ink settings on the printer's program. I use compatable cartidges all the time in my lexmark no problems, as long as i always rest the ink before i start a new one. Try a good clean too. Why are you contacting hp site if your printer is a lexmark. You need the lexmark site. I thought your printer issue is with a lexmark z1420

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SOURCE: my printer is rejecting a new cartridge, it is the

Are you using a manufacture brand? If your are not I would recommend you get a mfg brand. If your are using a MFG brand then probably your print head is defective usually this is not worth fixing as it is cheaper to get a new one than fix your old one. Good luck

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SOURCE: HP ink cartridges and printers have a special

If that's true, then how come there is only one part number for the toner cartridge(Q7553A)?

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SOURCE: Even though I used HP

I've been having the same problem every time I replace cartridges and have contacted HP Support who advised me to do resets, which initially appeared to be successful. Tonight I had a similar problem but could not clear it. After much fiddling around with removing and replacing cartridges, and resetting the printer several times, I noticed a grey lever on the right-hand side of the print head. I lifted that and pushed it back down again. Hey presto - the printer is working again!!

Posted on Dec 14, 2010

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When you decided to replace the empty cartridges with refilled ones…the place you took them to be refilled more than likely decided to replace the little chip with a local flavour, which attempt to mimic original HP cartridges #363 (or what ever the number of those cartridges is where you are now). Hence now they are rejected by your printer.

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You could try to call HP and explain them your situation and see if they can help you reset your printer to accept a different cartridge number …


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I hope this solves your cartridge #57 failed problem. Let me know if it does.

Aloha from Hawaii

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