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I replaced all the ink on my brother MFC4420C, I don't get any error message, but nothing prints when i try to make a copy

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I think theres a problem with your printer maybe you use a compatible ink or your using your printer very minimal. follow this simple steps; try to clean the nozzle (properties then click maintenance on you pc ) repeat untill its ok. Avoid using Fast draft so it may only help clogging the printer head Use NORMAL PRINTING. Try to print one page every day to avoid head clogging . Finally, don't place your printer on direct sunlight.

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alecz

Posted on Apr 23, 2008

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