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Colour Cartridge 27 Produces faint pink colour only. Clean cartridge nozzle and then prints ok.Try printing later or next day and get same problem of faint pink colour or no colourat all.Clean nozzle and ok again.Sequence repeated and no result. Cartridge is shown as half full on the printer legend.Right hand corner of the screen. Black cartridge prints perfectly always. Do you think the colour cartridge is Faulty/almost empty or is problem maybe defective printer

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Dear friend There may be serious problem in the printers mother board which is not sending any signals for the bklack cartridge and should be diagnosed. Pran

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This might sound really silly, but when you removed the protective tape over the cartridge, did it all come off? I had this problem once, and the tape had separated, the coloured part had come off leaving a clear film over the print head. Once I peeled that off, all was well. Hope that helps. Aileen xx

Posted on Aug 22, 2007

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I have a lexmark 6570 with similar problem. Who can help?

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just take out the colour cartridge from the printer, then you will be able to print.

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SOURCE: My Lexmark Z600 has stopped using the colour 27

apparently the default printing color has been changed, you have to change it back either from "control panel/ printers /right click on your printer and click properties, and choose color for printing." or you can do it per printing job, when it shows u the printing options, (like number of copies and other (basically same window from the control panel). if you do it from the control panel whatever you choose, that would be the default, otherwise it is per job change and is not permanent.

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  2. Remove the USB cable from the back of the printer.
  3. Remove the print cartridges from the printer.
  4. Unplug the power cord. (Do not press the Power button to turn off the printer).
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  6. Verify that the protective plastic tape has been removed from the print cartridge
  7. Locate the copper circuit strip on the back of the cartridge.
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  9. Reconnect the power cord to the printer.
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    1. Press and hold the Power button, and then open and close the top cover four times.
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