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Its not printing in black

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I have a Canon IP4300 and new black cartridges however, when i print in black the printer seems to be printing but the when it finish the paper has nothing on it. I can print in color without a problem but not in black.

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  • 52daveo May 05, 2008

    I put in a brand new black cartridge and it goes through the motions of printing but nothing actually prints on the page ... The red light stays on on the new cartridge

  • Fredap May 16, 2008

    exactly the same problem with anCanon IP4300 ink jet printer: nothing in B&W, and ok with colors

  • Kurtashak May 21, 2008

    exactly the same problem! i bought a new cartridge even tho the previous one was half full. called canon they said there is smt. wrong with the printhead. The weird thing is that if you change the software to photo paper, then it does print, but there is no draft print option.

  • beefa May 29, 2008

    I have canon ip4300 but will not print pgbk black..I have done all the necessary print head cleans but still will not print..even in nozzle check it will not show printing in PGBK..is there any way of manually taking out print heads and cleaning..i've heard that windex does work..is that a problem or do i have to get a new print head..will the cleaning unit being advertised on ebay work i live in adelaide Australia

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I had the same problem. Too early to know whether this will help in the long run, but I can print in black if I select manual instead of automatic. The print quality is fine which would suggest there is nothing wrong with the head.

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You need to replace your new cartrige. Im sure it has warranty

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Go to the Canon dowloads website and get the driver for you OS. Re-installing it fixed this problem for me. The changing to Photo resolution then trying a print works to prove the cartridge is fine but the permanent solution is to reinstall the drivers.

Posted on Jun 19, 2008

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