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My Lexmark 3100 all in 1 printer has two brnad new cartridges in and whenever I print where colour should be is blanked out.

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It's probably dirty contacts or a broken or diconnected trailing cable. Take out the cartridges and clean the contacts on the cartridge and in the carriage first with some alcohol and a cotton swap then with a clean pencil eraser. If that doesn't work then it is most likely a failure in the trailing cable or with the electronics and isn't worth repairing in a printer of this class.

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