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Printing problem Our 5300 printer has not been printing black as when printing a page or document, or when copying documents. It seems to print colors ok, picture come out good. I changed ink cartridges, ran printhead cleaning 20 times, took out print head and cleaned it; still no black when trying to print type.

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Since it sounds like you've gone through all the steps to clean the print head, I would suggest trying a new black cartridge. There may be a problem with the one you have.

Posted on May 27, 2008

  • Jane Doe May 27, 2008

    P.S. If replacing the cartridge does not help, then you may have a damaged printhead. Call Kodak support and they should be able to send you a new printhead.



    Hope this helps! : )

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