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I have never used my printer to print with the colored ink just mainly the black and i just purchased my printer a few months ago now when i go to print it says i am out of ink

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Most inkjet printers have a priming pump underneath where print head rests.
Each time you swich on the prnter the noise you hear is the priming pump sucking the ink, in the case of brother printers it is then deposited into a large sponge at the back of printer. Also cleaning the print head too often can empty your inks very fast!
Also when you print BLACK a fine film of another colour is usually printed first! then black over prints...
It is the reason many printers will refuse to work if you do not have all inks in place.

Hope it helps

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Posted on Jun 01, 2008

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