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JJKadlec
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hp photosmart 6515 wont print black

Photosmart 6515 Printer worked great until black ink started running out.  Bought a new cartridge but went out of town for two weeks.  Upon return I installed new cartridge.  Alignment fails and no back print.  Color is fine.  Have tried several cleanings and alignments. Have tried a second cartridge. Sometimes I can see very faint printing. Printer is one month out of warranty

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AlwaysNeon
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Re: hp photosmart 6515 wont print black

Sounds like you are having issues printing black after replacing your cartridges. Here is a document on a printer with a similar ink delivery system on how you can sometimes resolve these issues :

 

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c03425035&tmp_task=solveCategory&cc=us&dlc=en&la...

 

I would also recommend that you take perform the cartridge cleaning several times (up to three). 

 

Let me know if this helps! 

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