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For the Deskjet 940 open the lid to see which cartridge the printer is compalining about. Clean the carriage and cartridge electrical contacts with a cotton swab moistened with water and verify that that the correct cartridges are installed (45 and 78). Then clean the contacts on the cartridge and the printer, also try these steps here.

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Hello, Amit.

From FixYa, give this a try:

Lift up the scanner bed (top part) of the printer to expose the cartridges.

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Clean the cartridge and carriage contacts with a cotton swab moistened with water. If you have refilled the cartridges don't assume that they will still work. If cleaning doesn't help you may have a failed cartridge even if it is not refilled.
If you are getting a grinding noise, clean the carriage rod with alcohol and lubricate it with a few drops of Tri-Flow, available in 2 oz. squeeze bottles at cycle shops.

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If you are getting a grinding noise, clean the carriage rod with alcohol and lubricate it with a few drops of Tri-Flow, available in 2 oz. squeeze bottles at cycle shops.

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