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Can not get my black ink to print. color works fine but black not working at all.

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Mix-it-up
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SOURCE: Black ink not working; but colors are

Use a original brother ink cart. Do the cleaning twice. If there is no more black blocks to see, the printhead is crashed!

Posted on Sep 11, 2007

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SOURCE: replace black ink in brother mfc-465 inkjet & now it won't print

are you using brother oem ink? you ,may check and see if the seal is still on the cartridge, if not try and take a paper clip and insert it in to the air hole on the catridge, some times it gets clogged up. brother tech

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Black ink not printing

replace print head assembly

Posted on Aug 02, 2009

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SOURCE: MFC-790CW; will not print the black color..

You probably have a plugged print head or the black ink feed is plugged.
Depending on how bad it is you may find it easier or even cheaper to replace the printer.

If this is a ink caused problem you stand a chance of fixing it if you are patient but you might go through half an ink cartridge to get it working, If it is stubborn it can take 20 or 30 cleaning cycles before you see any black. You can try using household vinegar (dissolves the dried ink) on a qtip or lint free paper towel to try to clean the print head. To do this you remove the ink cartridge and very gently rub the towel with the vinegar on the print head. This might require you to move the print head to one side so you can see the actual print area (where the ink comes out). Keep doing this until the towel starts to come clean ie not as much ink coming off. Then run a few print cycles and if this works your printer will print as good as the first day you had it.

The next stage would require filling a old clean ink cartridge with vinegar and running cleaning cycles. Usually can be pretty messy and you should rethink buying a new printer but will really clean things out.

It is also possible that the print head has picked up clay or paper lint from the paper and this has hardened like a cement. That means replacement.

Posted on Aug 17, 2009

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SOURCE: MFC 790cw will not print in black.

garetg,

Your issue with the black ink only is because the print head my be dried up. Witch me that the ink cant flow to the "paper" fast enough. So by time to rollers eject the paper, the ink cant print on the paper. I had the same problem with my Kodak EasyShare 5300 All-In-One. So I contacted Kodak and they are sending me a new one. Try doing the same. Contact your manufacture and ask them..... :)

Much Regards,

Kyle

Posted on Sep 16, 2009

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