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Print problem I replaced all my ink carts but my black will not print and my yellow is showing up as almost empty. What do I do to get the black to print What do I do to get the yellow to show up full

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The yellow one first:
http://www.fixya.com/support/t276232-cartridge_not_recognized

For the BK one:
make sure that all carts are placed well and are secured.
Press menu then start mono (blue button) then fourtimes arrow-up (tel-index). machine will be in maintenance mode. press 7 then 6 then 4 then start mono. machine will initialize the carts and refresh the ink within the tubes and the ph. It does some cleaning too. Leave maintenance afterwards by pressing 9 then 9. Run a quality test print by pressing ink etc.

If you still have trouble with bk this part of the ph is clogged due to generic ink (pigments).
BTW the nozzles have a micro filter infront. generic ink will clogg the filter. Use only dye-ink for all brother printers!!

Best resolutions will be achieved with original ink wich cleans the ph, too!

Posted on Nov 29, 2007

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