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Kodak 5300 printer

This is the first time i changed ink. the black would no print. i checked and it is not dry. i ran the calibrate ink. did not work. i ran the cleaning. didn't work. i went into help and said there was an adobe error. i ran that program and didn't work. i put the disk in and ran it under repair and that didn't work.

i get color-no problem but not black.

what am i doing wrong and will i have problems every time i change ink.

there was no problem when i set it up the first time.

thank you
heidi1spike@aol.com

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  • Antonio Cirio May 11, 2010

    Have you removed that tape that cames under the cartridge, protecting the ink holes?

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K...Trust the solution. Try these steps. Open the printer, remove the ink and remove the printhead (See User's guide). Reseat the printhead and the ink cartridges. The printer will come up with an error message that requires calibration. Do the calibration and scan the sheet that prints right after by pushing the start button. In the menu options, clean the printhead. Do one basic and one deep. Print a demo sheet (another menu option) to see if the quality has gotten better. If it has not call Kodak AiO Tech support. You will need a replacement printhead.

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