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Please consider the following:
If you are using a refilled or third party cartridge that may well be your problem. Most manufacturers build logic into their products to prevent the use of “Other Equipment Manufactured” cartridges as well as re-filled cartridges.
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If you are using factory new cartridges, then please call the manufacturers Technical Support for assistance with the warranty on the cartridges
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