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I have a kodak easy share all in one and i cannot get it to print properly just pink even though i have changed ink cartridges

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  • LYCL Aug 22, 2008

    Just replaced the black ink cartridge, did a cleaning and recalibration. Printed the test page and the Kodak logo is pink. Turn off printer and unplugged it for 10 seconds. Took out both black and color tanks and recalibrated and printed test page again...same results.

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Most likely your print head is clogged, there are 2,00 some nozzle's in it. If the printer is not used for a moderate amount of time the ink can dry up and cause a clog in those nozzle's. You can try taking out ink carts, powering down with ink carts out. Unplug the power wait a few seconds with out power, power back on, wait for missing ink cart prompt, put ink carts back in close access door, wait for it to get done making noise then proceeed in doing a printhead clean from the main menu, or homecenter->?->maintenance. Then after that do a calibration, print a demo sheet to see if there is any improvment. The printhead clean pushes ink through the nozzles to try to clear clogs. The calibration scans those nozzles to see which are avalible to use, and makes sure that all the avalible nozzles are being used. If this does not fix the problem you most likely need a printhead but you will have to call kodak; as they are not avalible in stores. Also you can try updating your firmware from kodak home center, or www.kodak.com/go/downloads

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