Remanufactured Inkjet Cartridge Problems

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Remanufactured Inkjet Cartridge Problems
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Everyone today is looking to save money, especially businesses. Purchasing re manufactured inkjet cartridges can save you some dollars on the bottom line, but they can cause problems. Remanufactured cartridges are old ink cartridges that have been refilled and resold.

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Check Your Case

Examine the cartridge for any cracks or leaks; this occurs frequently near the top. Make sure you store your cartridges in the upright position. Laying them on their sides or upside down will cause the ink to move away from the nozzles. You should let the cartridge sit upright for a few hours before installing it into your printer.

Clean the Nozzles

Take a dry, lint-free cloth and clean off your cartridge before installing it. This will help remove and dust or residue build-up. Wipe the print nozzles from top to bottom. Using alcohol will also help remove any build-up on the print head.

Prime Your Cartridge

Run the print head cleaning utility on your printer. This will effectively optimise the cartridge and your printer.

This program should be run every time you change your printer's ink. Following these tips will ensure that your remanufactured cartridge works like it's brand new.

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