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I just changed the Black ink cartridge and when the print printer head moves back and forth it made a griding noise and stopped and now I have two yelloe lights blinking. HELP

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Maybe it is not installed properly..by the way where do you purchase your cartridge..is it brand new or just a refill???if that is a refill maybe the sensors are damage..if brand new..check if you have some spilled ink inside...you need to clean it and try to run test using your printer troubleshooter

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