Your ink cartridges might be bad. Please enter a Product Number to complete the request. When I changed back to the black cartridge I just removed, the printer did not print either. An HP will print black even if the color is low or out of ink as long as the above exists. They have new cartidges in them, like I said they were working fine earlier.

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Use new dry Q-Tips to dry off all the electrical contacts after cleaning and prior to reinstalling the ink cartridges Anyway, cant return them now, obviously the printer wont recognize them. Learn more about HP’s privacy policy.

Maybe the following documents on HP’s web site will be of help to you in giving a coherent description of your printers problem. I do not recommend models that use the low capacity 56 and 57 cartridge set unless you have cash to burn. ConfusedKid, Here’s some things to try: That holder assy will now easily slide back and forth by hand and you can easily remove the cartridges for cleaning.

Any warranty support needed would be completed by the third party that sold the product. So I know the ink cartridge is working. This page requires Javascript. A number of sites offer this cartridge as a rebuilt The funny thing is that when I remove the HP-printerdriver and use the incorporated win-XP driver instead i can print the black colours, but it is using the tri-colour cartridge to mix up a sort of grey-ish black.


I disconnected and reconnected the cable, restarted the computer and even unplugged everything overnight. Unable to determine warranty status. If the self-test page prints out correctly, then usually your printer is working normally.

As a new PCB costs quite a bit, its better to put that money into a new printer, as the prices have come down so much deskjey the last couple of years Tablets by David Carnoy Dec 13, What does this mean? I reinstalled my old working cartridges, only to find that the problem was still there.

If they do, then I would suggest deinstalling and removing your old Printer Drivers and then going online to HP Company and down loading new drivers.

I assume that you removed the protective tape from the black cartridge print nozzles. Use link on home page or bottom of first forum page.

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If the carriage is struck where it parks on the right when you are not printing, then the service station may have malfunctioned. Asia Pacific and Oceania. You can always try cleaning the electrical contacts on the refilled ink cartridge and inside the ink cartridge holder assembly, prinr a damp Q-Tip. I assume that the carriage cradle will not move when you open and close the cartridge access door or when you try to print, and that the printer powers up. I note you have not tried your black cartridige in another printer.


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Please try again shortly. Your description of the problem has conflicting statements, so I don’t know what advice to give you. Any ideas how to fix it.

Now they both have the cartidge problem. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. I tried to print from Quicken and all of the lights started flashing at the same time.

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It uses the black. My printer prints only in pink! We delete comments that deskkjet our policywhich we encourage you to read.