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Common problems for INSTANT INK, HP+ PLANS: INK AND TONER
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Vent holes

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Do I need to punch a hole in the vent on top of the  Cartridge

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There is a tape that is removed when the package is opened but you should not punch any holes.  See the following for information below on what a proper vent should look like.

 

  1. Figure : Vent area
     
     

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  2. If the ink cartridge still has the orange pull-tab attached, pull to remove it.
    Figure : Orange pull tab
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  3. If the vent is clogged, use a straight pin to gently remove excess adhesive from the vent.
    Figure : Cleaning the clogged vent with a pin
     

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    1. Clogged vent
    2. With a straight pin, gently remove excess adhesive from the vent
    3. Unclogged vent

 


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