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Printer cartridge stuck

I moved printer cartridge case over to the right, installed new printer cartridges and it now seems stuck there and won't slide over...?

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  • difficulty Mar 21, 2008

    installed new printer cartridges - now they are stuck and won't move to the left...? I checked twice to ensure they "clicked" in properly ???

  • Anonymous Oct 27, 2008

    just encountered the problem. looking for any advice

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2009

    I just replaced the Ink and now it wont move left to right and when i turn it on or off it just seems to be stuck there! I need help!!! 

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  3. <1> The ink cartridge is not installed properly.

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  5. Wait until the preparatory operation is complete; it takes about one to two minutes.
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Try this procedure:
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4. Carefully place a strip of clear plastic tape over the four contacts on the upper left corner of the cartridge.
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6. Open lid and remove cartridge again. Remove tape from left side and place tape over four contacts at upper right corner of cartridge.
7. Reinstall cartridge in printer and close lid. Wait until cartridge returns to parking position again.
8. Open lid again, remove cartridge, remove tape.
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I took the top off the printer and noticed that when the cartridge bay wanted to move to the left this lever wont go down holding it at the right and when it did go to the left it was with some force so the cartridge bay was always out of center (it supposed to be at the center when you turn on the printer otherwise it will give an error message) so I pushed manually this lever at the right (is hard to move but you can move it) and let the cartridge bay sit on the cleaning pads at the right then turn off the printer.


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