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my printer will not print black ink and cartridges are all brand new

my printer will not print black ink and cartridges are all brand new...any suggestions how to fix this?

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Re: my printer will not print black ink and cartridges are all brand new

Please read this post then provide some details.  What printer model? What operating system?

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Officejet 6500 All-In-One e709n series, Windows 7

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See the solution in this post.  Be sure to check the vents as described in a link in that post.

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Re: my printer will not print black ink and cartridges are all brand new

my printer will not print black ink and cartridges are brand new

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Re: my printer will not print black ink and cartridges are all brand new


stoughton wrote:

my printer will not print black ink and cartridges are brand new


Please read this post then provide some details.  What printer model? What operating system? 

Bob Headrick,  HP Expert

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Re: my printer will not print black ink and cartridges are all brand new

I just purchased a new printer pack for my HP photosmart 5510 all-in-one yesterday and the black ink isn't printing. I've already vented the cartridge correctly but when I print, the black comes out a barely gray color. UGH! is this probably just a defective cartridge?

 

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I would take a look at this document.  It's possible that you have a defective cartridge. Let me know how it goes.

 

Black Ink Missing

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Re: my printer will not print black ink and cartridges are all brand new

I have then same problem.

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Why doesn't my HP printer print from my new black cartridge?

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