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Not printing My father-in-law bought a 5300 and had problems. After a 27 minute call on the premium help line, he was sent a new print head and told to install it. Since that has been done, the printer will not do anything. We have tried calibrating it but all it does is spit out 4 blank sheets of paper from whichever tray is being used and then informs us that it is out of paper, which it isn't. The scanner/copier functions won't work either. It's not hooked up to a computer. Any suggestions? Please.

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  • jgladders Aug 16, 2008

    Helpful suggestion but there are no documents pending.

  • Anonymous Sep 27, 2008

    Same problem as jgladders. Didn't even connect it to the computer yet. I'm just at the calibration step. It spits blank pages out, then tells me the tray is empty... electronics & their little mind games...

  • Anonymous Oct 02, 2008

    the printer is telling me that i need to reinstall the print head and the cartidges attached to it because it cannot detect the printhead or it may be loose



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No i have a kodak 3500 and before it evens gives me chance to calibrate it or anything it just tells me this "Printhead missing, not installed correctly or come loose. Install printhead and ink cartridges. if already installed, remove ink cartridges and printhead, then reinstall. see users guide" i have done exactly this and it still doesnt work. help me plase

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Try to check first the type of your paper, if the printer is just feeding the paper, maybe its not detecting the paper that you are using,.try to do this.

restart your printer, turn it off, unplug the power cable at the back for 20 sec. then replug it back again. turn on your printer. before you print or try to calibrate the printer, do a Media Sensor Calibration, do this by pressing and holding and the same time the copy and cancel button (Note: this will only work in 5000 series of kodak all in one printer) do this 2 or three times, it will not print anything, it will just feed the paper and spit it out blank. then try to print again your document, or try to calibrate again your printer.

hope this will help

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Cancel all the pending documents pending in the print queue.then try

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