Just put a new colour cartridge in my 5550 and the colour is not printing anything like true. Seems to be a fault with the magenta colour not picking up properly. Also, when printing black text the black is not true either but more of a browny colour! Ran the Tap 4 test and the error code shows as 90020703 (carriage blocked???). No lights are flashing and I've tried 2 different new cartridges now with exactly the same result. Helpppp please!!!!!!
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Cyan cartridge is OK, means that the display shows the level of toner in the cartridge, right? Then chip it is ok. Try another cyan toner, the printer may be that it has broken the opening flap of the laser. Or check if the laser's flap cyan is blocked.
This is typical cartridge problem.Which cartridge changed?This printer can print with the only one cartridge inside it, whatever which.Try this: Open cover put out color cartridge then close cover.If blinking stops replace color cartridge.If blinking continues put out black cartridge and put in color.If blinking stops replace black cartridge, if not stop replace both cartridges. If this not help your printer has problem in carriage unit and need repair.
The Print Cartridge Status light flashes when one or both of the print cartridges is improperly installed or malfunctioning. 1. Open the printer's top cover. 2. Remove and re insert both the black and colour print cartridges and try printing again. If the problem persists then you need to replace either the black or the colour print cartridge.
I got a new print head @ "staples" office supplies. It didnt cost me anything!!! Kodak had probs with the head, & gave a bunch to staples.....i changed the head, put in new inks, again...got a calibration to run...& things printed np!!!
I seem to be having a similar problem with my cannon pixma 4300 as certain others, i have just recently replaced all the inks with " original" cannon inks and all of a sudden it refuses to print anything, it says that one of the inks is not working, ( Yellow) I remove it, replace it again and the light comes on but when the slide retracts the light seems to go off. any ideas would be great, this seems to be a fault i have read a few times.