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Top 3/4 of page prints but last 1/4 dosen't. Is it my ink jet or do i need to change the ribbon? Ink is fine for the ammount that prints.

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Go to the control panel, go to printers and faxes, click or righ click on your printer, choose printer preferences. Check the paper size. It should be set to A4 or letter

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You said you just replaced the ink jets. Did you clean the print heads? Here is Link on Web. If you find this helpful pls rate me. Thanks
http://www.brother-usa.com/ModelDocuments/Consumer/Users%20Manual/UM_MFC_210C_420CN_EN_286.PDF

How to improve print quality
Cleaning the print head
To ensure good print quality, the MFC will regularly clean the print
head. You can start the cleaning process manually if needed.
Clean the print head and ink cartridges if you get a horizontal line in
the text or graphics on your printed pages. You can clean Black only
or three colors at a time (Cyan/Yellow/Magenta), or all four colors at
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Cleaning the print head consumes ink. Cleaning too often uses ink
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Caution
Do NOT touch the print head. Touching the print head may cause
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1 Press Ink.
2 Press or to select Cleaning.
Press Menu/Set.
3 Press or to select Black, Color or All.
Press Menu/Set.
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How do i change ink?


If iam not wrong you want to replace the Ink Cartridge. Please follow the below mentioned instruction.

Replacing the print cartridges
  1. Turn on the HP Officejet, and lift open the print-carriage access door. The print carriage will move into the access area. Figure 1: Opening the print-carriage access doorc00034766.jpg
  2. After the carriage stops moving, push down on the top of the print cartridge to release it, and then pull it toward you out of the slot. Figure 2: Removing the print cartridgec00034767.jpg NOTE: It is normal to see ink buildup in the print cartridge slots.
  3. Remove the new print cartridge from the packaging and gently remove the plastic tape by using the pink pull tab. CAUTION: Do not touch the copper contacts or ink nozzles. Install the cartridge immediately upon removing the tape to prevent ink from drying in the nozzles. Figure 3: Removing the plastic tapec00034768.jpg
  4. Push the new print cartridge into the appropriate slot at a slight angle, until it clicks into place. CAUTION: Do not attempt to push the cartridge straight into the slot. It must slide in at a slight angle. Figure 4: Inserting the print cartridgec00034769.jpg
  5. Close the print-carriage access door.
Back to top Aligning the print cartridges The HP Officejet will prompt you to align the print cartridges every time you install a new print cartridge to assure high-quality output.
  1. When the message displays, press OK . The HP Officejet will print an alignment page.
  2. Place the alignment page face down on the left front corner of the glass with the top of the page facing the left side.
  3. Press OK . The HP Officejet will align the print cartridges and display Alignment Complete .
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Since you have changed a cartridge, you need to do some maintanance. First, try an allignment. It should be in your printer's included software. Try printing the page agian. If it doesn't work, then try cleaning the head. Again, this can be found in the included software. There should be a few levels. A test page is printed each time. You might want to try more than the first level, but each level onward uses more ink. Lastly, you might want to get some help from the manufacturer. If you got it refilled, then you should check with them.

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