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YuP my Black Ink cartridge is filled,but not functioning into my printer DCP-115C...pls help.....

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  • jabezdc Mar 14, 2008

    Same problem. New black cartridge will not function



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Do you use generic ink? If so use original brother ink due to diffrent chemical consistence.

Insert new orig. cart. make sure all carts are at full level:

press menu then start b/w copy then fourtimes arrow up.

machine will switch to maintenance mode ("!" will flash).

Use the arrow-up key to go to the digit and the set key to enter it:

press 7 then 6 then 4 then start b/w copy

machine will initiate the carts and do some power cleaning.

When ready press

7 then 6 then 3 then start b/w copy.

machine will run a power purge.

Press 9 then 9 to leave then maintenace mode.

Do run a test print.

If you still have absolutely no BK the head is clogged and needs relacing.

If you have some bk wait a day and repeat the power purge sequence twice.

If there is no effect ph needs replacement, too.

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