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Ink moving very fast

The cartriges are slamming back and forth at really high speed, shows error also. please help

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Take a peak inside the printer where the ink Cartridge is and see if you notice anything out of place usually it has thin long plastic strip found behind the ink carriage unit make sure its there if its not there then u need to put it back into position you gonna need to take the printer two side cover off to do this

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