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Iam having problem with my printer cx5400. I just put new ink in although there was none in there for a while, now when i try to print anything in black it is not printing.

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Probably the jets are clogged up with dried ink. Give them a good clean with either flushing fluid or water.

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  4. Lift up the scanner.

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  6. Pinch the tabs on the front and back of the cartridge, lift it out of the printer, and dispose of it carefully.

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  8. Before you remove the new cartridge from its package, shake it four or five times.

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  10. Unwrap the new ink cartridge and lower it into its holder, then press down on the top of the cartridge until it clicks in place.
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2. Press a MENU button until you see CHANGE CARTRIDGE, then press the COLOR COPY BUTTON. The ink cartridges will move to the replacement position.

3. Lift up the unit's cover, to access the ink cartridges.

4. Pinch the tabs on the front and back of the cartridge, and lift it out of the printer.

5. Lower the cartridge back into its holder, then press down on the top of the cartridge until it clicks in place.
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6. Carefully lower the scanner and press it down until it clicks into place. The EPSON Stylus CX5400 begins charging the ink delivery system.
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