Question about Brother DCP 115C All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Just changed brand new black ink cartridge but printout for black is very faint even though the best print quality is chosen. All other coloured ink cartridges are more than half filled. Pls help.

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  • shirleen_foo Sep 29, 2010

    hi Guy, thanks I've just tried that but the printout is still faint.
    Any other solution please?

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You got it! Just take out the ink cartridges and take a cotton ball and dabble a small amount of alcohol on the ink outlets, then place back in and print right away, it is more than likely tha the port is dry. Please let me know if I can help further, a pleasure to help out! Guy

Posted on Sep 29, 2010

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    Guy Sutton Sep 29, 2010

    When you put the cartridge back in, does it ask/perform a TEST page at all??? This will show the levels in the printer when it ALIGN's itself. OH, also, check the leveler, wait the Brother does not have one, crud. Dang it, I just can not think what else it is, it is an auto leveler so that can not be adjusted. Did any ink come out of the thing when you wiped it off???

  • Guy Sutton
    Guy Sutton Sep 29, 2010

    HEY, just thought of another possible fix..... You know right where you install the ink? take a Qtip and put alcohol on the inport valve on the actual machine, that can also get clogged!!! Let me know! Guy

  • shirleen_foo Sep 29, 2010

    I've tried all mentioned above...it still doesnt work :(

  • Guy Sutton
    Guy Sutton Sep 29, 2010

    I am SOOO sorry that this is not working. I hate to say this, but it might be best to take it to the place of purchase, or, better yet to the Office max office dept, they can fix things on the spot, most of the time for free..... Again, really sorry, I am out of ideas..... Guy

  • shirleen_foo Sep 29, 2010

    No worries, thanks Guy...

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