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Printer refuses to print black

Hi. I changed the cartridges and ever since it doesn't print black ink but it prints color although a bit off like the colours aren't mixed properly. The paper feeds fine, the printer goes though the motion but word documents come out blank unless I change the colour to blue, for example. I did all the nozzle checks and head cleaning but only the first two bars (blue and yellow) are printed - the test page prints the windows logo only and that now too with some lines through it. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

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  • kim36 Jan 10, 2008

    I'm having the exact same problem. I changed out the black cartridge, but it still won't print properly. It says that the black ink is full now, but sometimes it is black, other times it prints out very faded with lines through it.

  • ematz Jan 14, 2008

    Hi. I'm not using original Epson but the colour prints and thoses are not orinial cartridges either.

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Hi, I have question?
The ink that yuo are change are original epson cartidge ink?If yes , try to head cleaning twice and then nozzle check ,then the result of test print are soild in color are good , the unclean head having plenty spaces within the color in test print.

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I had this problem. Turned out to be a faulty cartridge.

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