Why Doesn’t Lexmark Printer Recognize the Refilled Ink Cartridge?

Refilling ink cartridge may be helpful for you to reduce its supply expenditures if a relatively low-cost ink kit allows you to recycle otherwise expensive consumables. But all these efforts fail if your Lexmark printer doesn’t recognize the ink cartridge when you reinsert it. At such time, you should test your refilling process and examine your cartridges to fix the problems. Also, you can troubleshoot the errors by getting the help of printer specialists with the Lexmark customer service number.

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Installation and Reassemble Issues

While you refill an ink cartridge, try to inject ink into it or partly disassemble the cartridge to reach its supply slots. If you are unable to add the right ink amount or reassemble the cartridge hence it preserves its exact size and shape, then you may face problems while reinserting it into your Lexmark printer. Also, if you have a third-party cartridge, it may be less significant than the Lexmark consumables, which needs to line up inside the device carefully.

Clogged

If the ink cartridge you refilled has become dry and made a blockage, inserting fresh ink cannot restore it to work again. In most circumstances, you can repair an external blockage by cleaning the cartridge using a cloth soaked in isopropyl alcohol. Be careful to keep your fingers away from the cartridges metal parts or the oil on your hands can harm related electrical contacts. Some blockages can’t be wiped away still; you can choose another alternative is recycling the cartridge.

Cartridge Monitoring Chip

Some Lexmark printers have incorporated with the ink level monitoring features. When you refill and reinstall these ink cartridges, the printer will continue to notify they are still empty. You can restart printing, but it just means of tracking ink levels will lie in viewing for a drop in the output quality.Consequently, these ink cartridges can become dry and risk the feasibility of your print head. So, follow this Lexmark printer troubleshooting method to fix the printing problems.

Single-Use Cartridge

Some Lexmark Ink cartridge designs stop you to reuse or refill them. These are the special merchandising programs that make ink cartridge available at low prices, delivered that you replace the empty cartridges. As single-use cartridges, these are specially designed to wind up in its re-manufacturing procedure. If you are likely to be refilled your ink cartridges, never choose the discount programs, and obtain the manufacturer regularly offered consumables, which lack the prevention against reuse.

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