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Prints a few lines, then blank

I also have the printing blank problem, except I usually get a few lines (once, half a page) and then the ink fades out as if it had just run out. Any subsequent page prints completely blank. I also refill my cartridges. The problem began immediately after finishing a 980-page printing, including three refills. If the printer is allowed to 'rest' a day, it will print some of the document on the first page only. Very bizarre. I was resigned to buying a new cartridge, but after the similar problems I've read here, I'm becoming resigned to a printer funeral. Any ideas?

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The ink cartridges REALLY are designed for the original life of the cartridge. I'm not saying that you absolutely should not refill them, but count on refilling only once - twice at most. Replace the cartridge with an original and your problem will be solved. I see this all the time, but I usually get to charge them $35 and THEN sell them a new cartridge! You're home free Ed

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This is worth attempting to discuss with Lexmark's Tech Support line. Or take a look at www.fixyourownprinter.com

Posted on May 18, 2007

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