Resolving Kodak® Printer not Printing in Black Ink Issue
Why is Kodak printer installed on your system not printing in black ink? What are the methods to solve the problem?
Printers are peripheral devices used to obtain physical copies of files on a computer. Various types of printers are available in the market. Kodak printers are one of the best printers in the world. They come with the highest quality internal components that are designed to provide flawless printing service to the users. However, some Kodak printer users might face some problems when working with the printers. Some of the common issues that Kodak printer users might face include printer not printing, printer not printing in black ink, printer hanging, system freezing when using printer, very poor quality prints being produced, etc. Kodak printer not printing in black ink is a common problem, which is caused because of many reasons such as plastic protective tape on the cartridge, incorrect calibration of printer, dirt accumulation in ink cartridge, etc. Kodak printer not printing in black ink would mean that the color ink would be used up quickly and the cartridges would need to be replaced very quickly.
Following tips help to fix Kodak printer not printing in black ink issue:
- Check calibration
- Clean cartridge
- Check cartridge tape
The problem of Kodak printer not printing in black ink might be because of the incorrect calibration of the printer. Even if your Kodak printer was calibrated, the calibration of the printer would have to be checked again after loading a new cartridge. Users can make use of the Self Diagnostic feature on the printer for this purpose. The printer cartridge alignment feature must be also be run so as to solve the issue.
Another reason as to why the Kodak printer connected to your system is not printing in black ink is dirt accumulation on the laser or the scanner. All Kodak printer users experiencing the printer not printing in black issue are suggested to take out the cartridge completely and clean the laser/scanner points with a cotton swab. It is also recommended that the printer drums should also be cleaned. Cleaning and removing the dry ink/dirt accumulation would help get the ink flow going and solve the issue.
New black ink cartridges for your Kodak printer usually come with a protective plastic tape to prevent ink from spilling. Many users make the mistake of installing the cartridges without taking off the protective tape. This would cause the printing problems. Kodak users facing printer not printing in black ink issues are advised to check whether the protective tape is off, and if it is found still with the cartridge, removing it would solve the issue.
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