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Brother mfc-5440cn Printer has stopped printing using black ink, information tell me ink cartridge is low. Have changed cartridge and still have same message and still printing in black only

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  • smartyteddy Jul 24, 2008

    Still nothing printer has been off for over an hour. Still get message saying cartridge empty

  • SoCalhiker Aug 25, 2008

    Same problem. Black printer cartridge indicated low ink at time black ink stopped printing. Replaced cartridge. Ink indicator fine, but still won't print. Did cleaning cycle. Powered down completely for more than an hour. Even disconnected it and re-connected it to another PC. Same problem. Bad print head??

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The cartridge has no chip to reset. I'm guessing that the problem might be the printer. Have you tried turning off the printer for about 30 seconds? If this didn't work try turning it off and unplugging the usb and power for 30 seconds. This is to reset the printer to recognize a full cartridge. If this doesn't work, did you put the cartridge in the correct position? Is it aligned correctly? Hope this helps.

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