Question about Lexmark Z816 Color Inkjet Printer
My Lexmark Z816 printer keeps printing a blank page and the cartridge is almost full. How do I fix it?
If your cartridge is new (or full) and you know that not just from ink levels display, then you did not used the printer for a while (at least a month) and the nozzles of the cartridge are clogged. If u used the cartridghe 4 or 5 moths ago, then the whole cartridge is dryed out, so get out and get yourself a new cartridge.
If it's just a month, then you should put a paper-tissue on a small plate (like a coffee-cup plate), then put some boiling water on it, just 2~3mm of water over the tissue.
Put the cartridge with the nozzles part downside on the tissue, in the hot water.
Let it stay there in the water 30 min.
Put the cartridge in an other clean tissue, than shake it strongy as if you want to force ink to get out trough the nozzles. Then clean gentle the nozzle part of the cartridge on some sheets of tissue.
Install the cartridges it in the printer and run a few cleaning processes from the printers maintenance software.
If the cartridge is new and just installed in the printer, and you have the inklevels but it does not print, then get it out of the printer and back to the store, they should replace it for you. I hope you removed the protective plastic stripe that covers the nozzles before installing the cartridge?...
OK, let ne know please how things evolve.
Hope it helped you, rate the solution.
Almoust forgot: ink levels are displayed by Lexmark inkprinters by estimating the ink consumed trough you printing process, it has no sensors in the cartridge. It's just kind of a counter, you can evan set an empty cartridge to be seen as a full one.
Posted on Feb 15, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 18, 2012 | Oki Electric Industry C5900N Led Printer
Feb 22, 2011 | HP Deskjet 6940 InkJet Printer
Dec 28, 2009 | Lexmark P6250 All-In-One InkJet Photo...
Sep 25, 2009 | Lexmark X1270 All-In-One InkJet Printer
Apr 28, 2009 | Lexmark X2500 All-In-One Printer
Mar 31, 2009 | Lexmark X2500 All-In-One Printer
Feb 26, 2009 | Lexmark X2500 All-In-One Printer
Nov 08, 2008 | Lexmark X4270 All-In-One InkJet Printer
231 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: