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Black replacement cartridge

I have replaced all 3 colors and now I do not know where or how to insert the black cartridge

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The carousel rotates when the lid is open. Keep pressing the button till you see the right cartridge.

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This is an easy one, you do the black the same as each color cartridge. All four cartridges sit on a carousel that rotates.

Just keep pressing the button that's directly underneath the ready light until it says "rotating to black". After the machine stops rotating, open up the cover and put the black cartridge in.

Posted on Dec 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Printer will not print black, but will not let me replace black cartridge

Had the same problem but this worked for me. To force a cartridge change, press and hold down the PAPER FEED button for at least 5 seconds as suggested here:

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I then changed the black cartridge, even though I hadn't used much ink from the old cartridge and the computer was showing it as three quarters full.

Posted on Apr 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Only black cartridge empty, but 3 full color crtrige say empty

Remove the color cartridges. On one end you can see the opaque
ink tank inside the main cart. housing. Cut a piece of black electrical
tape to fit around the three sides visible of the ink tank. Make sure the tape fits inside the housing and adheres to the tank itself. This makes the printer think your ink is always full but you can always tell when you need to refill/replace the ink(right?). Good Luck!

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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SOURCE: lexmark 2500 printer won't print after replacing black cartridge

Unfortunately the printer wont print unless there is ink in both cartridges

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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SOURCE: MFC-240c ink erros. says i'm low/out after replacing

Your printer detects ink levels with an optical sensor that shines at the clear plastic in the center of the bottom of the cartridge. Once this area is no longer dark it will tell you to replace the ink. Since you installed full cartridges it could be that the sensor is cracking up. Another possibility is that you could have air in the ink lines that run between your cartridges and the print head. When this happens the printer cannot print the color that has air in the lines. You should be able to look in your printer to see the ink lines and see if there is air in the black one.

Posted on Feb 19, 2010

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SOURCE: Message on printer window Incorrect cartridge:

I see this type of problem almost every day with these PhotoSmart printers. It is something wrong with the cartridge sensor in the printer. About the only thing you can try that sometimes fixes it is to turn off the printer, then physically unplug it from the wall for at least 2 minutes, then replug it back in.

If it still comes up with the error then unfortunately the printer has effectively died..

Thanks,
Tim

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The following text copied from HP website to tackle this problem. minimtop.gif Follow the instructions below to install the print cartridges. NOTE: If you are installing ink cartridges in the unit for the first time, be sure to use only the print cartridges that came with the unit. The ink in these cartridges is specially formulated to mix with the ink in the print head assembly at first-time setup. s.gif Installing the print cartridges minimtop.gif
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  8. Close the ink cartridge door. Figure 5: Closing the ink cartridge door c00718798.gif


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Lets do it this way. Follow these steps again carefully and try to install the Ink.

Introduction
Follow the instructions below to replace the ink cartridges.
Replacing the ink cartridges
1. Verify that the unit is on.
2. Open the ink cartridge door.
3. Squeeze the gray tab below an ink cartridge slot to release the gray latch and then lift the latch.

1 - Ink cartridge latch for the black ink cartridge
2 - Ink cartridge latches for the color ink cartridges
NOTE: The ink cartridge areas are color-coded for easy reference. From left to right, the ink cartridges are black, yellow, light cyan, cyan, light magenta, and magenta.
4. Pull the ink cartridge toward you out of its slot to remove it.

5. Remove the new ink cartridge from its packaging.
6. Hold the ink cartridge by the handle and then slide the ink cartridge into the empty slot.
NOTE: Make sure that the ink cartridge is inserted into the slot that has the same shaped icon and color as the ink cartridge. The copper-colored contacts should be facing the printer as the ink cartridge is inserted.

7. Press down on the gray latch until it clicks into place.

8. Repeat steps 3 through 7 for each ink cartridge that needs to be replaced.
NOTE: All six cartridges must be installed. The printer will not work if an ink cartridge is missing.
9. Close the ink cartridge door. Print a test page.
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Shut down your computer and restart it.
Re-install the printer driver/software from the start as you did when you bought it.
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Try reseating the color cartridge so it's inserted in exactly the same way as the black cartridge and run a print job again.

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  4. Pull the ink cartridge toward you out of it's slot to remove it. Figure 3: Removing an ink cartridge c00819082.gif
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  7. Press down on the gray latch until it clicks into place. Figure 5: Closing the gray latch c00819084.gif
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  9. Close the ink cartridge door.

after Doing this all Follow the next step :-

Please Try This, I am sure it is going to workout.


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