Photosmart 5510 won't print black. (7181 Views)
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lexisch
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Photosmart 5510 won't print black.

Installed new black cartridge.  I've printed with both wireless and local.  we've gone from nothing to a light gray.  Changed the cartridges to make sure it wasn't a bad cartridge.  Done the alignment a few times. 

 

Printed from both Windows 7 and iPad.

 

Unplugged, and replugged.  No difference.

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Bob_Headrick
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Re: Photosmart 5510 won't print black.

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See the troubleshooting steps in this page.  If that does not resolve your issue the post here may help.

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toocomplicated9
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Re: Photosmart 5510 won't print black.

Bought a replacement black ink HP cartridge, but the printer is printing light blue. The coloured ink has not run out, surely I do not have to replace these.

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Re: Photosmart 5510 won't print black.

Hi toocomplicated9,

 

What are the estimated ink levels for each cartridge ( in % full ) according to the printer?

 

 

 

 

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