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Our HP 8250 just stopped printing balck. No errors show. When I print the print test page the headings for the various boxes show, they maybe slightly lighter than normal but the detail information prints so very faintly you can only just see that there is print there. It is not possible to read it. Trying to print a page of black text there is no print that can be seen? I have cleaned the black cartridge contacts and have removed the battery for 15/20 mins, but this has not changed the problem

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  • Jonzjob Jun 16, 2009

    Sorry but I forgot to say that I have tried a second cartridge. The original is showing more than 1/2 full.

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Maybe your black ink is empty...

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