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Replace Print Cartridges
Introduction
Follow the instructions below to replace print cartridges.
Step 1: Remove the print cartridges
  1. Make sure the printer is on. Press the Power button if it is not lit.
    Figure : Power button
  2. Open the printer cover.
    Figure : Open the printer cover
  3. Lower the paper tray to access the print cartridges, unless it is already down. Wait until the print cartridge cradle is idle and silent.
    Figure : Lower paper tray
    • The black or photo cartridge goes on the right.
    • The tri-color cartridge goes on the left.
  4. Press down on the end of the old cartridge to snap it out of the carriage.
    Figure : Remove old cartridge
Step 2: Install a new cartridge
  1. Remove the new print cartridge from its packaging and, being careful to touch only the plastic case, gently remove the plastic tape by using the pink pull tab.
    Figure : Remove the tape
    Copper-colored contacts
    Plastic tape with pink pull tab (must be removed before installing)
    Ink nozzles under tape
    CAUTION:
    Do not touch the copper-colored contacts or ink nozzles. Touching these parts can result in clogs, ink failure, and bad electrical connections.
  2. Replace the cartridge. Place it in its slot at a slight angle, then press up and forward until the cartridge snaps into position
    Figure : Replace cartridge