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Can't install new ink, can't do anything

Print head will not move to install new ink cart. and LCD says PLS open cover

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  • raelenep69 Jul 14, 2008

    i am having same problem, just bought a used brother MFC 3100 and replaced the black ink. now says to open cover . what do i do now?

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Open the cover of your printer and ink cartridge will move to the left therefore allow you to change your ink

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Canon Printer i550 Printer will not start, but warning light flashes green/yellow green etc. Flashing does not stop if press right hand button Flashing still goes on after re-installing printer...


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Multipass C755 want print. Warnings:


hello sir,,
the procedure is this

Installing / Replacing the BJ Cartridge and ink tanks
The procedure explained here is the same for replacing an old BJ cartridge with a new one, or simply exchanging the BJ cartridge for one of the optional BJ cartridges (BC-34e or BC-30). Click here to skip to installation of ink tanks.

1. Make sure the MultiPASS is plugged in.

2. Open the document tray.


3. Lift the handle to open the printer cover.
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The cartridge holder automatically moves to the center of the unit.
Caution: Do not try to manually move or stop the cartridge holder since this may damage the unit. Do not touch the components shown or any metal parts since this may adversely affect operation of the unit and/or affect print quality.

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4. Raise the blue cartridge lock lever on the cartridge holder and remove the BJ cartridge.
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Caution: Spilled ink can stain any surface; protect yourself and your work area.

Note: If removing a BJ cartridge to use one of the optional BJ cartridges, be sure to store the BJ cartridge in the container provided with your MultiPASS. Otherwise the ink will dry and affect print quality.

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Printing but blanks


did the print out improve after your clean the head?
If all fails, try this last method.. take out all the ink and switch on the printer, when the printer detected no ink, it will ask you to insert the ink cart. Put back the ink cart and let the printer do ink charging.. pls make sure there is ink in the cart else it will damage the head.
After the ink charging, print a nozzle check and see if there is any improvement.

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After cleaning/maintenance, pages are still blank.


If you have just bought new carts (ink) and installed them into the printer and there is blank pages. and the printer is acting like its printing (moving from left to right) and sending paper out then i would say 99.9% it is defintally the head. On the printers that have the head built in and you insert your carts (ink) into the head and you don't print but very so often this is a common problem with ink printers the head gets clogged. If you are attached to your pinter you can take it to a print shop and have them clean the head (they have to remove it from the printer)
When buy a printer if you dont print alot i always suggust to get a printer where the head is built into the cart (ink) like hp they are more expensive to repalce the ink but you get a new head every time :)
Hope this helps
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Hi, please tell me how to install a new black ink cartridge into my epsonstylus D78 printer


Open the cover. Press the Ink/maint button (triangle shape on button) this moves the carriage to indicate empty cartridge. keep pressing until carriage moves to the ink replacement position. Open ink cartridge cover and remove the cart. Ensure you remove the yellow tape on new cart' before installing and be careful not to touch the chip on the cart'. Push new cart' in until it clicks. Close lid (ensure clicks down), close printer cover and press ink button again.

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Call - 1-800-828-4040
Verify they are installed correctly.
Remove the print head or ink tanks properly following the procedure below.
1. Confirm that the printer is powered on and open the top cover. The print head moves to the replacement position.

Note: When the top cover is opened more than ten minutes, the print head moves to the right side. If this occurs, close the top cover, and open it again.

2. Open the paper output tray and pull down the inner cover.

3. Remove the ink tanks by pressing the tab of each tank.

Note: Handle the ink tanks with care so that your clothes and surrounding area do not get soiled. When replacing multiple ink tanks, make sure to replace one by one.

ip4200_ink_remove.gif4. When removing the print head, raise the print head lock lever first.
raisephlocklever.gif To reinstall the Print Head and Ink Tanks
1. Place the print head in the holder and lower the print head lock lever carefully until you hear a click.
putinphnlockit.gif2. Insert ink tanks into the print head.
Press the mark 'PUSH' on the ink tank firmly until you hear a click.
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3. Ensure that all the ink tanks are installed properly and the ink tank lamps light red.
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<1> The ink tanks are installed properly.

<2> The ink tanks are not installed properly.
Note: <Ink Tank Lamp> You can check the status of each ink tank according to the way its lamp flashes.

On: The printer is ready to print.

Slow flashing (at about three second interval): Ink is low. Prepare a new ink tank.

Fast flashing (at about one second interval): Ink tank is empty, or the printer is not ready due to an error.

Off: An error has occurred and the printer is not ready to print.

4. Put back the inner cover and close the top cover.
Note: When starting printing next time, the print head cleaning launches automatically.
During the print head cleaning, the Power lamp flashes green. Do not do other operations until the flashes stops.



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Solution: Insert one of each color ink tank MP830

New Page 1 More Than One of the Same Ink Tank is Installed When installing or replacing an ink tank, only one of the following ink tanks should be installed. If the ink tank is not installed correctly, an error message will display. mp500_inktankorder.gif
  1. Confirm that the printer is powered on and press the Open button. (The paper output tray will open.)

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  2. Lift the scanning unit (printer cover) completely. (The print head will move to the replacement position.)

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    Note: When the scanning unit (printer cover) is opened more than ten minutes, the print head moves to the right side. If this occurs, close the scanning unit (printer cover), and open it again.

  3. Open the inner cover.

  4. Press on the tab to release the ink tank, then remove it from its slot. If you are replacing multiple ink tanks, make sure to replace one by one.

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  5. Insert the ink tanks into the print head. Note: Press the mark "PUSH" on the ink tank firmly until you hear a click.

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  6. Ensure that all the ink tanks are installed properly and the ink tank lamps light red.

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    <7> The ink tanks are installed properly.

    <8> The ink tanks are not installed properly.

    Note: Ink Tank LampYou can check the status of each ink tank according to the way its lamp flashes.
    • - On: The printer is ready to print.
    • - Slow flashing (at about three second interval): Ink is low. Prepare a new ink tank.
    • - Fast flashing (at about one second interval): Ink tank is empty, or the printer is not ready due to an error.
    • - Off: An error has occurred and the printer is not ready to print.

  7. Close the inner cover and the scanning unit (printer cover). Note:

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    • When closing the scanning unit (printer cover), be careful not to jam your finger.
    • When starting printing next time, the print head cleaning launches automatically.

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