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Have just bought a new black ink cartridge and it's not

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Hi, Have just bought a new black ink cartridge and it's not printing. Have cleaned print heads and aligned, but nothing happening
JA: Does your printer have a self-cleaning feature? (If so, you may have to run this several times to see results.)
Customer: Yes I've cleaned it to primary and secondary levels
JA: When did you last replace the ink or toner? Have you tried wiping down the metal contacts on your printer and cartridges (if applicable)?
Customer: It's a while ago but the old cartridge was printing happily on Friday
JA: Anything else you want the Printer Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: erm no not really thanks

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Without the information requested in my first/previous response, I can only give you a general answer, but I hope this helps.

I’m sorry to hear you're having trouble. I know that can be frustrating. Hopefully, we can get this resolved quickly.

I want you to remove all the cartridges unplug the power cord from the outlet after 5 minutes on it again then reinstall again the cartridges, If not work do it twice.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'll do that thanks. Back later, Peter

You're welcome, Keep safe.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi, I've done what you suggested and auto cleaned the print heads. It's printing now, except leaving a blank line every 4 or 5 lines or so

How many times you perform a clean cycle of your printer?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Today about 4 times

Whats make model of your printer?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I think it's getting better slowly. I've sent a Word doc. To print at best quality and it's printing everything ok. I don't use it much but I would guess a regular regime big cleaning and printing documents will keep it healthy??:
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
A regime of that should read

yes, Its recommended you print once every day.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Didn't know that thank you. And thank you for your help, it was much appreciated, Peter

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