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I changed my ink cartridge but the printer is not working

I changed my ink cartridge but the printer is saying no cartridge please insert...

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Did you use Genuine Cartridges? Brother Genuine Cartridges????

ALL…. Epson & Brother Requires Genuine Epson Cartridges. !!!!!!!!
That sounds like your problem.

In Purchasing Epson's CX 5400, CX4600, & CX7400 and more, I found out that Epson does not like Generic Printer Cartridges. I also Purchased a Brother. That also does not like Generic Print Cartridges. Color that should be Yellow, will turn out Green, Blue Brown, etc.

These printers have a CHIP that will detect if it is Generic or Genuine. When they see it’s Generic Cartridges, it will print lines thru the words, stripes across the picture and also do a mix match with the colors. It also will not let you print anything, if only one of the cartridges is empty.

I wanted to print only Black, and would not let me, because I did not have any ink in one of my cyan cartridges. Go figure.

That's what these Companies do., so they can keep selling the ink cartridges. Some Printers, are able to use Generic, and some are refillable. Some you can refill them up yourself and I heard, quite MESSY.

So I learned, thru trial and error, that you must use the ORIGINAL Genuine Cartridges for these PRINTERS. Some people say some models work fine compatible, but not mine.......


I had to replace the printer, but Epson, Lexmark & Brothers are always on sale. My Brother & Epson cost me $50.00 with Rebate. .

This is the only advice I can give you. If you find this helpful, pls rate me.

Thanks and Good Luck :0)

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  2. The Cartridges will automatically come in center.
  3. Pull up the holder lid and carefully remove the print cartridge on a 60 degree angle.
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1.Please verify that the ink cartridges are intact and securely inserted into the printhead.

a.Lift the printer access door, then remove the ink cartridges from the printhead

b.Verify that the label on the ink cartridges is intact, and the cartridges are not damaged.

c.Insert the ink cartridges into the printhead, then press down firmly until you hear them click into position.

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3.Print Demo Page.

Press Photo and Copy buttons at the same time for 2-3 seconds or until the printer starts printing then release the buttons.

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Replacing an Ink Cartridge
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  2. Lift the front cover.

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The ink cartridge carrier moves and stops at the loading position unless the printer is busy.
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  1. Insert the new ink cartridge.

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  1. Snap the lid closed.

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