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Black pages after replacing tuner

I get black pages short after I replaced for the first time my original cartridge with a recycled one. I have cleaned the drum with a clinex and worked for one test page but at the second try, the page printed completely black. Thanks

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Re: Black pages after replacing tuner

These machines don't do very well with recycled cartridges.  As a matter of fact, they don't do well with regular new cartridges.  You'll have to get another cartridge.

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HP Color LaserJet 2600n Printer - Installing Print Cartridges When a print cartridge approaches the end of useful life, the control panel displays a message recommending that to order a replacement. The printer can continue to print using the current print cartridge until the control panel displays a message instructing to replace the cartridge. The printer uses four colors and has a different print cartridge for each color: black (K), cyan (C), magenta (M), and yellow (Y). Replace a print cartridge when the printer control panel displays one of the following messages: Replace yellow cartridge, Replace magenta cartridge, Replace cyan cartridge, Replace black cartridge. The control panel display also indicates the color that should be replaced (unless a genuine HP cartridge is not currently installed). Change the print cartridge
  1. Turn off the printer.
  2. Open the front door. c00315320.gif CAUTION: Do not place anything on the transfer belt (ETB), which is located on the inside of the front door.
  3. Remove the used print cartridge from the printer. c00315321.gif
  4. Remove the new print cartridge from the bag. Place the used print cartridge in the bag for recycling. c00315322.gif
  5. Grasp both sides of the print cartridge by the blue handles and distribute the toner by gently rocking the print cartridge from front to back. CAUTION: Do not touch the shutter or the surface of the roller. c00315323.gif
  6. Remove the orange shipping locks and the orange shipping tape from the new print cartridge. Discard the shipping tape and shipping locks according to local regulations. c00315324.gif
  7. Align the print cartridge with the tracks inside the printer, and using the handles, insert the print cartridge until it is firmly seated. c00315325.gif
  8. Firmly close the front door. c00315326.gif
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Follow these instructions when the ink level is low.

Note When the ink level for the print cartridge is low, a message appears on

your computer screen. You can also check the ink levels by using the software

installed with the HP All-in-One.

When you receive a low-ink warning message, make sure you have a replacement

print cartridge available. You should also replace the print cartridges when you see

faded text or if you experience print quality issues related to the print cartridges.

To order print cartridges for the HP All-in-One, go to If

prompted, choose your country/region, follow the prompts to select your product, and

then click one of the shopping links on the page.

For a list of print cartridge numbers, see the back cover of this guide.

To replace the print cartridges

1. Make sure the HP All-in-One is on.

Caution If the HP All-in-One is off when you open the print cartridge door

to access the print cartridges, the HP All-in-One will not release the

cartridges for changing. You might damage the HP All-in-One if the print

cartridges are not docked safely on the right side when you try to remove


2. Open the print cartridge door.

The print carriage moves to the center of the HP All-in-One.

3. Wait until the print carriage is idle and silent, and then lightly press down on a

print cartridge to release it.

If you are replacing the tri-color print cartridge, remove the print cartridge from the

slot on the left.

If you are replacing the black or photo print cartridge, remove the print cartridge

from the slot on the right.

Chapter 8

28 HP Deskjet F300 All-in-One series

Maintain the HP All-in-One

1 Print cartridge slot for the tri-color print cartridge

2 Print cartridge slot for the black and photo print cartridges

4. Pull the print cartridge toward you out of its slot.

5. If you are removing the black print cartridge in order to install the photo print

cartridge, store the black print cartridge in the print cartridge protector or an

airtight plastic container.

If you are removing the print cartridge because it is low or out of ink, recycle the

print cartridge. The HP Inkjet Supplies Recycling Program is available in many

countries/regions, and lets you recycle used print cartridges free of charge. For

more information, go to the following website:

6. Remove the new print cartridge from its packaging and, being careful to touch

only the black plastic, gently remove the plastic tape by using the pink pull tab.

1 Copper-colored contacts

2 Plastic tape with pink pull tab (must be removed before installing)

3 Ink nozzles under tape

Caution Do not touch the copper-colored contacts or ink nozzles.

Touching these parts can result in clogs, ink failure, and bad electrical


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Maintain the HP All-in-One

7. Slide the new print cartridge forward into the empty slot. Then gently push on the

upper part of the print cartridge forward until it clicks into the socket.

If you are installing the tri-color print cartridge, slide it into the left slot.

If you are installing a black or photo print cartridge, slide it into the right slot.

8. Close the print cartridge door.

9. If the print cartridge alignment sheet prints, load it on the left front corner of the

glass with the top of the page to the left.

10. Press the Scan button.

The HP All-in-One aligns the print cartridges. Recycle or discard the print
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