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Printer won't print magenta

Hi. With regard to the printer above, I have bought a new magenta ink cartridge and the printer still will not recognize the pink and print. Anything I can do to fix that or do I just need to bite the bullet and buy a new printer?


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Re: Printer won't print magenta

So what does the machine do: Not recognizing the cart (error: insert magenta) or does it not print onto the paper?

In 1# case: Reinsert the magenta cart and make sure that the support is secured above the cart top. If it is recognized: OK.

If not unplug mfc from power. take all carts out. Wait five minutes. Reconnect machine to power. wait until machine demands carts. reinsert cart as demanded and give the right answers (see display).
Machine should run a short cleaning cycle.

In 2# case: Insert full carts well. press menu then start mono (blue) then fourtimes arrow-up (te-index). machine will be in maintenance mode. press 7 then 6 then 4. machine will initialize the carts. after some cleaning cycles machine will be
in mentaenance mode again. Press 9 then 9 to leave mode. press ink etc. to run a test print. If it fails and you cant see any magenta, the valve or filter is clogged and cant be fixed anymore.

Posted on Nov 25, 2007

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