Question about Kodak EASYSHARE 5500 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Light grey or no black printing at all!

I have the same exact problem as the other 5 users, please advice:
"My 5500 will only print in light grey, no black, but on the calibration page it will do black, makes no sense. I have removed the ink cartridges, and replaces, no solution, run ink jet cleaning program that is on the printer, no solution, re-calibrated in, no solution. I have even removed the printer ink head cartridge and cleaned and replaced no solution, so I am going to call Kodak."

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  • terimcnaught Aug 05, 2008

    Put in new ink cartridges and now nothing will print in vivid color. Everything is dull and grey.

  • barbara11164 Aug 06, 2008

    all the same things. I took out the cartiges and replace both the black and color and the colors and the black are faded or don't print at all. I took them out and put them back in a few times no help. I ran the calibration and basic and deep clean. Will only make a decent copy in draft and won't print in anything using just black ink. You get smuges on the page and that is it. I think I need a new print head. Please help I want to print my Wedding pictures and I can't with this the way it is.
    Please email me,


  • bertmiller40 Aug 12, 2008

    My black ink has suddenly stopped printing. I cleaned the heads, and I have a new cartridge, to no avail. I really need this printer ASAP. Up to now, it has been a dream!

  • CHAMIEL3 Aug 12, 2008




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I agree. I had the same problem and after discussing it with Kodak tech support, they sent me a new printhead which solved the problem.

Posted on Aug 13, 2008



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Barb i suggest u call kodak support for a new printhead
their number is 1-800-235-6325

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