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After installing new ink cartrages the two red lights keep flashing and I can't check the cartrages to see if they are seated properly

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Do you have a message on your screen ??? Try printing a document or opening the print manager and see the error message - that looks like a maintenance error when your pads need to be serviced after a set number of prints.

Press the button to set the carriage in ink change position - while your carriage is in the ink change position UNPLUG YOUR PRINTER.

ONce printer unplugged from electrical wall socket - remove all carts, and then place them back one by one making sure you use the right color for the right slot - make sure they snap in securely, close the latch.

Now plug in your printer and wait for the initialization process and see if this works....

If you still get the blinking lights, you will need to locate the error message - your printer pad counter has reached its maximum and it needs to be serviced and reset.

There are reset software out there, but you need to change the pads or divert the tube to a tank outside your printer.

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Hope this help. PLease rate my response.
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