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Replacing Ink Cartridges

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Introduction

This document contains steps for installing replacement cartridges.

Replacing cartridges

Follow these steps in the order presented to replace the cartridges.
CAUTION: Do not leave the cartridge outside the product for an extended period. This can result in damage to the product and the cartridge. Have a new cartridge available before removing the old cartridge.

Step one: Remove the old cartridges

  1. Press the Power button ( ) to turn on the product.
  2. Open the cartridge access door. The carriage moves to the center of the product. Wait until the carriage becomes idle and silent before continuing.
    Figure 1: Open the cartridge access door
    Illustration of opening the cartridge access door
  3. Press the tab on the front of the cartridge to release the old cartridge, and then remove it from the slot.
    Figure 2: Remove the old cartridge from the slot
    Illustration of removing the old cartridge from the slot

Step two: Install the new cartridges

  1. Remove the cartridge from its packaging, and then pull the orange pull tab straight back to remove the plastic wrap.
    Figure 3: Remove the plastic wrap
    Illustration of removing the plastic wrap by pulling the orange tab
  2. Twist the orange cap counterclockwise to snap it off.
    Figure 4: Remove the orange cap
    Illustration of removing the orange cap from the cartridge
  3. With the cartridge contacts facing the printhead, slide the cartridge into the empty slot. Press down on the cartridge until it clicks firmly into place.
    CAUTION:Do not lift the latch next to the carriage to install the cartridges. Doing so can result in incorrectly seated cartridges and printing issues. The latch must remain down to install the cartridges correctly.
    Figure 5: Reinstall the cartridge
    Illustration of reinstalling the cartridge
  4. Repeat these steps for each cartridge you replace.
  5. Close the cartridge door. The carriage moves back to the side of the product.
    Figure 6: Close the cartridge access door
    Illustration of closing the cartridge access door

Step three: Load plain paper

Follow these steps to load plain paper into your product. If you already loaded plain paper in the product, skip to the next step.
  1. Lower the input tray.
  2. Slide the paper width guide to its outermost position.
    Figure 7: Slide the paper guide outward
    Illustration of sliding the paper width guide outward
  3. Insert the paper stack into the input tray with the short edge forward and print side down.
    Figure 8: Insert plain paper into the input tray
    Illustration of loading plain paper into the input tray
  4. Adjust the paper width guide so it rests against the stack of paper.
    Figure 9: Push the paper width guide against the stack of paper
    Illustration of pushing the paper width guide against the stack of paper

Step five: Align the product

  1. When prompted after loading the paper, touch OK on the control panel to print an alignment page. The product prints an alignment page.
    Figure 10: Alignment page
    Illustration of product alignment page
  2. Open the lid, and then place the printed alignment page face down on the scanner glass.
    Figure 11: Open the lid.
    Illustration of opening the lid.
  3. Align the top of the page with the lower right corner of the scanner glass.
    Figure 12: Align the page on the scanner glass
    Illustration of aligning the page on the scanner glass correctly.
  4. Close the lid.
  5. Touch OK . The product scans the alignment page, completing the alignment.
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