Fix Printer not Printing Black Problem
Printer is a device that helps you in printing the text into a paper. It helps in printing the illustrations to a paper. Different types of printers are now available in the market. The printers could be categorized into different categories on the basis of the technology used in it. It is common that the printers encounter with many problems. One of the most common problems that occur with the printer is that it sometimes does not print in black. This might be sometimes to the low black ink present in it and very often you would assume that the reason is that there is low black ink in the printer. If the black ink is low then you could replace it with a new one. Even after the new replacement the printer cartridge does not solve the problem then you need to go through the following steps to find a solution for it.
- Turn off the Plastic protective tape
- Calibrate the printer
- Clean black ink cartridge
Turn off the Plastic protective tape
You could find the root cause by performing different steps. One of the easiest methods is that you need to make sure that the plastic protective tape which is usually used on the new black cartridge is off. Usually the user makes this mistake. This mistake might occurs due to absent-mindedness. The reason could also be some distractions which happen while loading the new black ink cartridge.
Calibrate the printer
You need to calibrate the printer. You are not supposed to skip this process. After loading a new printer you need to do the calibration without fail. You could get the black ink into work back. For this you need to run 'Self Test Diagnostic'. Along with this you need to also run the 'Print Cartridge Alignment'. This would help you to get the black ink to work.
You could clean the black ink cartridge. For this you need to remove the black ink cartridge which is present in the printer. In order to clean the laser or scanner block you could use a cotton swab as it would fully clean the dirt. You need to clean the grime and the dried ink present in the printer. This would remove all the hindrances which prevent the ink from flowing. Cleaning the printer heads would also help to solve the problem.
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