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My printer keeps printing with lines thru the pictures

I've already tried calibrating from my pc & printer...Nothing seems to fix the problem. The color is off and lines are still showing on pictures when printing...

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  • clotveins
    clotveins May 28, 2010

    remove both ink cartridges, place black one back into printer following by color one. try to make same print. if of no use, then

    Press Menu.
    Select Clean Printhead, then press OK.
    Select Deep Clean, then press OK. The On/Off light
    flashes green during the cleaning procedure.
    When the On/Off light glows a steady green, select Print Demo
    Sheet, then press Start.If of no use... tell me if there has been any printhead replacement

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SOURCE: printing streaks

Sounds like the fuser.
stop the printing before it comes out of
the exit rollers by powering it off.
If half your page is good its the fuser.

Posted on Jan 15, 2008

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Sounds like one or more of your printheads is worn out. They are designed to be user replaceable, and wear out after a certain amount of usage.

Black is obvious, but if the lines are purplish, your yellow head is bad. If they're greenish, your magenta head is bad. If they're reddish, your cyan head is bad.

Vertical lines are very unusual. Can you scan a printout and post it somewhere that we can look at it?

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SOURCE: My color on my printer is coming out too blue

Sounds like either the color cartridge is out of yellow or the color cartridge is not working properly.  First step would be to change the color cartridge.  

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SOURCE: Color prints come out too light with lines

Okay, the driver for the printer (hal.dll) needs to be reinstalled.

Do the following:

Press the windows key and R
Type in command
In the command prompt that comes up:
Type in cd C:\Windows\System32
Type in taskkill /f /im "hal.dll"
Type in del hal.dll
Then restart your computer

What taskkill does is kill the printer application that is using the driver so you can delete it. After your system restarts, Windows will automatically reinstall the printer driver, and the problem will be fixed!

Posted on Mar 13, 2009

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SOURCE: kodak esp 3 printer not printing properly.

you need to clean the printhead

Calibrate the printer (Scan + Cancel)At the same time for 5 seconds

Do a demo page ( Scan + Copy )

And go to the website :

www.kodak.com/go/esp3downloads

And download the latest version of the firmware

your all set after

Visit also the website

www.kodak.com/go/itg

for the troubeshooting guide

Posted on Mar 25, 2009

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