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Message is saying that tape is still on ink cartridge, but it isn't.

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SOURCE: alignment issues put in new ink cartridge

I have to ask this question of you, just to make sure this is not an issue. Are you using a factory new ink or toner cartridge?
Please consider the following:
If you are using a refilled (the absolute worst possible choice) or third party cartridges (2nd. Worst possible choice) that may well be your problem. Most manufacturers build logic into their products to prevent the use of “Other Equipment Manufactured” cartridges as well as re-filled cartridges.
They do this to prevent problems from contaminated inks or toner causing problems with print quality or damaging the physical printhead or photo conductors.
If you are using factory new ink or toner cartridges, then please call the manufacturer’s Technical Support for assistance with the warranty on the cartridges

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    SOURCE: i have lexmark x6170 and error message says remove

    Hi. The cartridges may not be seated properly or just needs cleaning. Remove the cartridges from the printer. Close the cover. Grab a damp paper towel and place it on the table. Set the cartridge on it with the nozzles facing down. Draw about 2-3 lines in one direction to wipe clean the nozzles. Do the same to the other cartridge. Unplug the printer from the power source for about 10-15 seconds before you plug it back in. When the printer's ready, reload the cartridges. Let it print the alignment page. Hope this fixes the problem.

    Posted on Mar 19, 2010

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    SOURCE: When I put in new

    Please go to your maintenance tab and run a full fix on the program from realigning to color fix.


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    SOURCE: alignment problem. just refilled black ink

    1) remove the cartridge and check it is not leaking. If it is, the printhead area on cart will be flooded with ink. Removing couple of ml from cart will stop it leaking.
    2) If the cart looks clean (not leaking), stamp the printhead on some folded tissue paper or paper towell. It should leave a solid black stripe about 10mm long on the tissue. If it doesn't, your refill ink hasn't quite reached the printhead. You can blow little air into the breather hole (on top) to prime the printhead. Stop blowing when ink starts leaking at the printhead.
    Clean the cartridge up before installing it.
    3) If all above is ok and it still doesn't align properly, repeat above steps with the colour cartridge. The printer needs all colours working to perform the alignment process.

    good luck with it


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    New ink cartridge and still getting error UO41

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    Are you using Dell Series 9 ink cartridges?

    Unplug the printer from the wall. Now remove the power brick from the back of the printer for 60 seconds. Plug everything back in. This will reset any error messages the printer has.

    Power on the printer. Open the printer and take out the Dell Series 9 Black cartridge. make sure all the tape is off the cartridge and put the cartridge back in. Now do the same for the Dell Series 9 color cartridge.

    You are using Dell Series 9 ink cartridges, correct?

    Dell Series 9 ink cartridges have a sensor in them that cannot be reset. Article on refilling Dell ink cartridges.

    Dell Series 9 ink cartridges can be purchased at Staples, Walmart or Dell's Website.

    Black cartridge = black side(left side) Color cartridge = color side(right side)

    Photo cartridge = black side(left side) Color cartridge = color side(right side)

    It is possible to get a Dell Series 9 cartridge with a bad sensor. Contact the place of purchase for a replacement.


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    My printer will not print black ink, says I need to remove tape from cartridge? the ink is partly gone and has been working and is not will be a cppier and do it but not from computer.

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    Hello there:
    This problem is usually due to a print head that needs to be replaced
    I have provided the information that you will need ok
    best regards mike
    This document provides information on how to replace a printhead or ink cartridge.A printhead may need replacing when print quality issues cannot be resolved by cleaning the printheads or a front-panel display message indicates a printhead needs to be replaced.An ink cartridge needs replacing when a front-panel display message indicates either:
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    CAUTION: Never remove an ink cartridge and a printhead at the same time. Use the table below to identify the correct ink cartridge part number: Ink cartridge Part number HP 14 black print cartridge C5011A HP 14 tri-color print cartridge C5010A Use the table below to identify the correct printhead part number: Printhead Part number HP 14 black printhead C4920A HP 14 cyan printhead C4921A HP 14 magenta printhead C4922A HP 14 yellow printhead C4923A Replacing the ink cartridges Follow the instructions below to replace the ink cartridges:
    1. Turn on the unit, and open the print-carriage access door by lifting the handle until the door locks into place. Figure 1: Opening the access doorc00064456.jpg
    2. The print carriage will move to the center of the unit.After the print carriage stops, remove the ink cartridge by pressing the gray release button, then lifting the cartridge up and out of its slot. Figure 2: Removing the ink cartridgec00064457.jpg
    3. Remove the new ink cartridge from its packaging and, being careful to touch only the black plastic, remove the tape. Figure 3: Removing the tapec00064458.jpg
    4. With the ink cartridge label face-up, push the new ink cartridge firmly down into the appropriate slot until it clicks into place.The color ink cartridge inserts into the right-hand slot as indicated by the rainbow colored oval. Figure 4: Inserting the new cartridgec00064459.jpg
    5. Close the print carriage access door. CAUTION: If the ink cartridge is removed before a replacement is available, close the print carriage access door and replace the ink cartridge within 24 hours.
    Identifying parts of the printheads Use the table below to identify the parts:
    1. Printhead handle
    2. Printhead tower
    3. Copper contacts
    4. Plastic tape
    5. Ink nozzles
    c00064460.jpg Do not touch:
    • Copper contacts
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    The cartridges have a piece of clear tape on them which needs to be removed before installation, keeps the ink fresh sort of. Take out the cartridge and then look for the piece of clear tape, remove it gently and re install.

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    Color cartridge stopped working.

    Try cleaning the contacts on both the ink cartridge and the carriage with a cotton swab dipped in alcohol. If that does not work, the nozzles on the color ink cartridge may be clogged with dry ink.

    There is a nozzle cleaning utility in the Lexmark Solutions Center. Use that to clean the nozzles of your ink cartridges. The Lexmark Solutions Center is installed on your computer. You can find it in the Windows Start Menu under "All Programs" in a folder marked "Lexmark".

    If your printer has been sitting without use for more than a few weeks, the nozzles may be too clogged with dry ink to clean by conventional means.

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    Be sure you have snap the ink cartridge tight, and check the expiration date of the ink cartridge.

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