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31.05 missing or defective cartridge message. copier will no longer print? what do I do to fix?

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This may have something to do with the contact springs. Cleaning the toner contact springs with a cloth damped with a bit of alcohol will make continuity more sensitive to the toner cartridge chip. If problem persists, I strongly suggest you contact Lexmark technical support for further assistance. Thanks.

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Other kinds of toner chip, flip chip will do so in reverse mounted

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Clean the contacts on the cartidge and printer ( open the replace ink door wait for the printhead to come to center and turn off power) if that does not work then replace cartridge, it might be a recycled one that they did not chane the chip. 

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SOURCE: Lexmark x4650 says "print cartridge missing" but just replaced.

CLick on Start, printers and faxes, right click on your printer icon, click on properties.

There should be a tick box to allow you to reset the cartridges to new....

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The error 1203 error message on the operator panel could indicate a problem with one of the ink cartridges. Please follow the steps given below:

1. Please make sure the All-In-One is powered on.
2. Pull the control panel towards you, and then open the cartridge access door. The print cartridge carrier moves and stops at the loading position.
3. Pull the old cartridges towards you, and then lift them out.
4. With the cartridges out of the printer, shut the access door and the control panel.
5. Power the printer OFF and then back ON.
6. Please check the operator panel to see if the same error has returned or if a new message has appeared.
7. If the message displayed is 1203, there is something wrong with the printer hardware.
If the message now displaying is Cartridge Missing, do the following:

1. Reinstall the cartridges into the printer.
2. Insert the color cartridge in the left carrier. Insert the black cartridge in the right carrier.
3. Push back firmly on the cartridges until they snap securely into place.
4. Close the cartridge access door, and then close the control panel.
5. If the 1203 message is still present on the operator panel, you need to insert one cartridge at a time to determine which cartridge is producing the failure.
6. With one cartridge in the carrier, close the access door and control panel.
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1. Please make sure the All-In-One is powered on.
2. Pull the control panel towards you, and then open the cartridge access door. The print cartridge carrier moves and stops at the loading position.
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