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Printer showing remove and check cartridge but is working ok

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  • ellisantiq Aug 15, 2008

    Just followed your advice & the same message keeps coming up. I installed brand new HP ink cartridges & the printer works(prints black only though), but this message keeps coming up! HELP! Thanks in advance.

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Get some Q tip & alcohol and clean the golden dots on the back of the cartridge and install it again , it should work

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Okay what you can do is do a reset first. Follow the below things

1. When the printer is on remove the power directly from the back of the printer.
2. hold # and 9 key and connect the power
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  2. Verify that the label on the ink cartridges is intact, and that the cartridges are not damaged.
  3. Verify that the KODAK Ink Cartridges have not been refilled.
  4. Insert the ink cartridges into the printhead, then press down firmly until you hear them click into position.
  5. Close the printer access door.
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  8. 5000calsheet_color_bars.jpg
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  9. When the print is complete, press Cancel to end the calibration process.
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