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Remove the toner cartridge on the side wall inside the printer on the right there are 4 wires that stick out to make contact with the contacts on the side of the toner make sure that these are not bent and stand straight out. remove toner and reseat the toner to the drum unit and reinstall

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Hi. After using budget ink cartridges, the print quality has been very poor and not printing the correct colours it suppose to. I've performed many print cleaning options but it is still not rectifying...


If the cartridges you're using give you poor results, throw them away cos you don't know what other damage they might be doing.

I'm not saying don't use budget cartridges, just bin them if they don't work properly and get a different brand.

Alternatively, are cheap cartridges worth all this hassle?

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Replace yellow ink but machine says no cartridge


Hello,

When you get the "no cartridge" message it's because one of the sensors does not recognize ink in one of the cartridges.

First open the ink cover and read the LCD screen.
The LCD will tell you which cartridge is having a problem. You should change which ever cartridge is telling you there is a problem.

If the LCD says there is a problem witht he yellow (which you just changed) then follow the below steps.

1. Unplug the power to the printer.
2. Remove all 4 ink cartridges.
3. Close the ink cover with all the inks removed.
4. Plug the power back in.
5. When the LCD says "ink empty" you will reinstall all 4 ink cartridges.

Thank you,

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Printer prints blank pages, have changed and installed new ink cartridges. wen through the head cleaning cycle bunch of times no luck. Any suggestions in fixing this?


Are you using Generic Cartridges? Pls See Below
I'm saying the same below!
By mclamemo on Nov 12, 2009 " " re: C84 I'm using generic ink, but the red doesn't work at all. I've done all the printer cleaning programs and swabbed inside the printer with alcohol, and re-inserted the cartridge multiple times. it still doesn't print at all.

Also now even the black every few lines prints the top half of the line or the bottom half of the line, or its smeared, etc...
Help! +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ I have learned from experience, that Epson2.gif does not like generic ink. You must use Epson Genuine Cartridges. Hopefully, you haven't screwed up the printer, like I did. I did try cleaning the heads and doing everything possible. Use 2 cartridges of ech set, for cleaning, cleaning, cleaning. ......But Nothing.
Had to go out and purchase a new printer.;
Good Luck :0(
Comments: Nov 12, 2009- Funny. hahahahah,
Me too! I would say, about 2 dozen cartridges to be exact.

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Asker's Testimonial " Thank you. Called Epson also and they didn't say it as directly, but advised real Epson ink too. Hope I didn't kill the printer! Generic ink for sale " - mclamemo

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look for the all in one icon, then choose the change cartridges, say to pc that are news cartridges, that will raise de ink level.

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Priner carriage does not locate to enable change of cartridge


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Try to turn it off and turn iit back on then press and release ink button that has the tear drop symbol if theres any, that should position cartridge holder where you can replace it.
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the brother printer is not a good brand i also have a brother mfc 3220cn and it gives the same problem, what you have to is unplug the machine and let it stand for about 2 days take out the cartridges and clean the printing with air replace back them and plug in.that should remedy your problem.i urge on you never to buy brother printers.if you buy them get a bottle of phensic along with it.good luck my brother.

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