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Not printing well in black ink.

My printer, an epson cx5400, acts like it is printing, but it either prints out blank pages or blurry half-text of what I am printing. It seems to me that the printer is not making full contact with the paper. It was working fine the day before. A few weeks prior I had a paper jam. I pulled out most of the paper, but a small peice still remained. However, it kept printing well. I have upgraded my style of printing from print picture with text to picture only, believing it needed a better quality. I have also checked the header, cleaned them, and checked the nozzles as well. Further, the ink is not too low. It should be printing correctly. Please help. I need my printer!!

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  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2007

    it prints, but all copy is blurry"..amd not readable...

    ink is 60% full..paper is good...unplugged all hook ups and re plugged in...still same problem.

  • w8tng2008 Jan 04, 2008

    black ink blurry doesnt print well head cleaned was done so also the print alignment same thing happen no good print out

  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2008

    I did not use the printer for awhile.
    Now.
    When i print it act like printing. No print appear in paper

  • shortcak Feb 25, 2008

    Mine is not printing in black. Colors are printing beautifully. I have checked nozzle, cleaned heads, did the alignment step. It started out printing kind of fuzzy, then has gotten worst over the last couple of months, now it doesn't print at all.

  • MHawkins May 10, 2008

    Yes, we just changed the black ink cartridge and the computer recognizes it as being their but when it prints nothing shows up. We have cleaned the nozzle head, run the tests, unplugged the printer, tried to copy something and it still will not work. We also removed and replaced the ink cartridges just to make sure. The printer is just printing out faded background where gray is suppose to be and with the printer color test it printer every color with the exception of black. PLEASE HELP!! THANKS

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    trying to print from computer, all seems fine but no print. checked paper, unpluggged. nothing please help as these are needed for tax man

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The manuals,online guide and trouble shooting sections could help you resolve your problem. Contact support has a chat facility on some pages that may help.

Click this Link

Under Select a Product Range
Choose Multifunction PrintersNot printing well in black ink. - 4.gif on the webpage1.gif
Under Select a Product
Choose Stylus CX5400 on the webpage
Under Select an OS
Choose the operating on the machine where you will install the printer on the webpage
Click Confirm Selection

The manuals and documentation link will allow you to download manuals that were on your CD ROM

you may want to bookmark the online guide, if present, to help with future problems -- that probably was not on the CD

Click the back button on the browser

click the Drivers and Software Link

This allows you to download software files that were probably on your installation CD

Click the back button on the browser again

Trouble Shooting and Contact Support could be an interesting link in the future too when and if you have problems.

I hope this helps

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