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Why don't the ink cartridges work when I have refilled them

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Some printer manufacturers have a built in copy counter that disables the cartridge after the number has been reached.

this is to keep you buying them as opposed to refilling.

read the package to see if yours is one of them

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Ink Cartridge Refill Error E5

press and hold (stop/reset) for at least 5 seconds, then release it. It will tell the printer that refilled ink tanks are installed. Therefore, allowing printing to continue.

Posted on Mar 15, 2008

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SOURCE: Refill hp 74 ink cartridge

I found a guide that worked for me:
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Posted on Jun 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Refilled my Dell Ink Cartridge

It's never going to recognize a product that is not original even if it's refilled in the Dell cartridge. That's happened to me--you get used to it. Dell just wants you to get it from THEM and not from any where else. I have a 922 All-in-One....It's been good for the past 3 years.

Posted on Aug 23, 2008

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SOURCE: How to reset ink level warning when refilling?

EASY!!!!: push the cancel button by 6 seconds, this deactivate the ink level sensor.

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

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SOURCE: how to reset lexmark x4580 ink cartridge after refill.please help

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Empty cartridge light keeps flashing


These cartridges don't have anything internally to check for new ink. They simply work on a basis of counting pages and page coverage to estimate ink levels. As such it is perfectly normal for your printer to warn of low ink once the cartridge has been refilled.

A low ink warning in itself should not stop your printer from printing though. If it does it is likely that the light is actually indicating a problem recognising the cartridge after refilling. I would recommend cleaning the copper contacts on the front of the cartridge and checking for any messages on the connected PC or laptop for more information.

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Refilling procedure


You need to specify what brand is your printer.But the procedure is as simple as dirty. Make sure you have a cloth or paper to handle the messy part :).
Requirements: 1. Printer-Ink 2. Syringe with thin needle3. Piece of cloth
I will write how to refill HP cartridge, because I don't know your model.Ususally Hp cartridges have colored or black spot ont white sticker.Under this spot there is a tiny hole. This hole is designed to be used for refilling. You need to pierce the spot with the needle and start the refilling process.Make sure that there are no bubbles in the syringe and start filling slowly the cartridge. Do not hurry! Don't fill the cartridge to its full capacity. If your cartridge is 20ml fill only 15 or 16ml.After you finish set aside the cartridge for 30 minutes so that the ink settle. This is it!Good luck!

Dec 19, 2011 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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I don't know how to refill?


Refilling HP color printer ink cartridges saves money and time spent running to the store to find the right ink cartridge, which sometimes is out of stock. By having the refill kits for the HP ink cartridge, you can just refill the cartridge when the ink runs out. The refilling process is easy to do and anyone can do it in a few minutes. The ink kits come with directions and all the colors one will need to refill the ink cartridge.

1.Place a piece of paper towel on a flat surface. Remove the empty ink cartridge from the printer. To do this, open the cover and wait for the ink dispenser to move the ink to the open door. Lift up the tap that holds the ink cartridge in place and pull out the cartridge. Push the tap holder back down and close the cover.
2.Place the ink cartridge on the paper towel. Gather the ink refilling kit together with directions and place the ink jars on the paper towel along with the syringe needle.
3.Find the indents on the top of the empty ink cartridge. Poke these holes open with the pen. Sit the cartridge down and open the ink containers. The colors are yellow, cyan and magenta.
4.Read the directions to see where each color goes in the ink cartridge. Insert the syringe needle into the ink container and raise the stopper up until you have the recommended amount of ink to fill into the particular hole.
5.Insert the needle into the hole on the ink cartridge and slowly dispense it into the cartridge. Remember to go slow with this step. If you see the ink oozing out, stop filling and wipe with a paper towel.
6.Cover the holes with the tabs that come in the refill kit or you can use tape. Make sure the hole is sealed to prevent spilling or the ink drying up. Then replace the ink cartridge back into the holder in the printer.

I hope you find it very helpful. Thank you for using fixya.

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My printer won't align new ink. It says load paper in tray. I load it. then blank page come out and gives me the same message. Load paper in tray. I did a diagnostic test and at the bottom it says...


Sorry to know you're in trouble with your printer. Here are my suggestions: You have to buy a new genuine cartridge or you can refill ink. Be warned! Refilling ink or using a refilled ink cartridges will not work until the ink cartridge chip or ink monitor is disabled. For instructions on how to disable an ink cartridge chip, please visit [http://www.ehow.com/how_6201242_disable-ink-cartridge-chip.html]Now you can CURSE the manufacturer of your printer for making your life sucks by making it complicated the things that should be made SIMPLE and EASY. Printer or Cartridge, more or less, cost you the same. Don't you think the printer cartridges should be made simply refillable/usable unless they are broken, and we should be buying only the ink for the cartridges. It is SO ANNOYING, dude! Good luck.

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I refill my own cartridges. Printer says "Black Ink Low". I tried the "tape over the contacts" trick but it didn't work. How do I clear this error without having to cycle 2 other cartridges through it?


Use the fairy new cartridges offered by HP.
I realize they cost more but if there is a problem there is a warranty available from HP on their product.

The first thing refilled cartridges do for you is to cause any remaining warranty on the printer to be canceled.

Another benefit of refilled cartridges is most often poor print quality. Then of course, you can get stuck in the "Check ink level" or "Incorrect ink cartridge"

Refilled cartridges are not worth the time and effort you put into them, but hey that's just my humble opinion. I have seen firsthand what the damages can be with junk ink.

Don

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How do I reset the ink level indication on a HP F4235 Deskjet printer when using a refilled cartrige?



Forgive me for asking this, but roughly speaking about 80 to 95% of problems involving ink or toner are resolved by the following:
Are you using a factory new ink cartridge supplied by the manufacturer of the printer?
If you are using a refilled or third party cartridge 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 causing problems with print quality or damaging the physical printhead.
If you are using the manufacturer’s new ink cartridges, then please contact their technical support group. Factory new cartridges usually have warranties on them.
Don

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How to refill a lexmark x2600 black ink cartridge?


Are you using a factory new ink cartridge?
If you are using a refilled or third party cartridge 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 causing problems with print quality or damaging the physical printhead.
Don

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Problems with Lexmark X2550. I have refiled for the first time a lexmark 28 cartidge. Now I have paper jam all the time, I cannot print and I don`t know what to do. I blame the cartidge, because before...


“Lexmark does not support the refilling of its ink cartridges. Refilling the ink cartridges can cause them to leak, thus clogging or even damaging the print head. Any damage to your printer caused by refilled ink cartridges may not be covered under warranty”. Please use genuine Lexmark cartridges for best results.

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Is it possible to refill ink cartridge on Lexmark x6690 printer?


Take out all cartridges, switch printer off and then on again and let printer see that there are no cartridges. Do this 5 times, it resets the cartridges. Then install refilled cartridges

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Streaky printing


Hi,
At most cases of printer, especially which have done refill at cartridge, print quality is poor or streaky. Many factors influencing this printed result. To overcome print quality is poor, maybe following tips can usefull to prevent printed pages are missing lines or streaky.

First step is ordinary to be done many people when print quality is streaky that is doing cleaning. To get good printed result, sometime this facility is used more than once.
Use Ink Refill with Quality Nicely
For printer have refilled, sometime the quality of printing is also influenced by ink. If will fill your printer again, use ink which the was quality of nicely. I have tested some refill inks at cartridge which have been ascertained still nicely ( sorry: I do not want to publicize result of this attempt). In the reality result make me surprise, there ink of refill making the printed quality is crummy. To choose ink refill read following tips :
  • See viscosity of ink, every merk of ink refill have difference of viscosity. Don’t use Ink refill too jell. Difference of this viscosity is no measure reference viscosity of ink from factory maker of printer
  • Don’t fear to try some inking merks. Done this, you’d find refill ink fitt with your printer. I now only using one merk of refill ink ?.
  • This suggestion of forum, but I still not yet proved. May believe or not. Good ink aroma of soft usually.
Change Original Cartridge
This is last choice. A lot not like to do this ways, because price of original cartridge still costly. Alternative, you can use compatible cartridge which the was price of cheaper than original cartridge. At newest printer, usually there are two until four cartridge in one printer. And price four same cartridge almost at the price of printer even there are some costlier.

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