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Refilled #28 and #29 , black and color cartridges with ink. Printer says replacement required? doesn't print. do i need to get new cartridges?

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Hard to tell...There are other issues which could contribute related to the printer itself, etc.

But I will say in my experience often refill kits for ink cartridges don't work if you allow them the cartridge to run bone dry. Maybe the internal components become hard and won't re saturate with new ink, not sure. If new cartridges work; and the refills don't I'd say there may be a problem with them.

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