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Printer won't print in black

My Brother MFC won't print in black, I have original cartridges in and it's printing everything but the black, first time this problem occured and I don't know what to do?

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Did you use generic ink before?
If yes the generic ink has blocked the microfilter in front of the nozzles, which cant be fixed anymore.

If not and you have used original carts there might be some air bubbles within the ph.

In both ways try this:
(make sure the carts are at a very good ink level!)
press menu then start bk copy then fourtimes arrow up. machine will be in maintenance mode. press 7 then 6 then 4 then start bk copy. machine will initialize the carts and refresh the tubes and ph 
with new ink, then will do some cleaning. when finished press 7 then 6 then 3 then start bk copy and run a power purge.
leave maintenance mode by pressing 9 then 9. when machine comes up in normal condition again press ink etc. to 
run a quality test print.

If your lucky the ph isnt clogged.
If not there will be no fixing anymore. ph needs replacement!

Posted on Dec 18, 2007

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    Mix-it-up Dec 18, 2007

    Sorry, forget to mention: make sure that the carts are placed well and are secured!

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