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My Designjet 510 starts to print in black but turns to blue and I have a new black ink cartridge in

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Hi, my printer was working fine and needed a new black ink cartridge. I replaced the old one and then it started printing plans in black but within a few inches of printing changed to print in blue. Each new print does the same thing. Any suggestions?

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How old are your printheads? Do you have new black printhead for replacement?

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if you replaced with new printhead & still have problem, I suspect there might be air inside the black inktube.


Use replace printhead option, when carriage box moved to left, unplug the power cord. then open cover & remove black printhead, clean the contact, use a syringe to draw out ink,  if has bubbles, indicated air was air there


After plug in cord,   the prompt printhead missing, insert printhead..... so printer will check & maks some noice,

then prompt you load paper to align printhead...


If it pass, your printer should be fine ... print again & see what happen.


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