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Printer won't align cartridges

I just replaced my black and white cartridge for whatever reason it won't align. It has gone thru the process, but indicated that the alignment failed. Do both cartridges need to be changed?
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Yes sometimes the even if the colour cartridge is not printing the necessary alignment pattern properly the printer is not able to read those pattern lines so it fails ur alignment.kindly try after replacing ur colour cartridge too.it should normally solve ur problem.

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