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I need to change an ink cartridge. The manual says to turn on the printer and the cartridge carrier moves the center and stops at the loading position. But, mine does not - the carrier is off to the side where I can't see, or reach, it. How do I get the cartridge carrier in the center of the printer so I can access the cartridge?

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  • cebooth Nov 16, 2009

    Thanks, but I had already tried it and it didn't work. The carriage moves a tiny bit but goes back to its original position at one side of the printer.

    Anyone else?

  • cebooth Nov 22, 2009

    Sorry, I posted my response above by mistake:


    Thanks, but I had already tried it (lifting the lid, as the manual instructs) and it didn't work. The carriage moves a tiny bit but goes back to its original position at one side of the printer. Anyone else?

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Did you open the lid? If you did and it still does not come to the load position then power off the printer and when you turn it back on the carriage should move across the machine at which point you will unplug it and then you will be able to move the carriage by hand to the position you need. It should move freely do not force it.

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2. With the cover open, hold the solid white strip that connects from the carrier assembly to the ink cartridge carrier and gently slide the cartridge carrier to the center of the printer.

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Sometimes the ink cartridge carrier won't automatically move to its loading position even when the printer is on and the cover is open. Follow the steps below:


1. Unplug the printer from the power source.

2. With the cover open, hold the solid white strip that connects from the carrier assembly to the ink cartridge carrier and gently slide the cartridge carrier to the center of the printer.

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1. Unplug the printer from the power source.

2. With the cover open, hold the solid white strip that connects from the carrier assembly to the ink cartridge carrier and gently slide the cartridge carrier to the center of the printer.

3. Remove the used cartridges.

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