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Printer not move

Turn on 3900 - low ink -why appear The carriage is stalled?
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Your cartridge must be out of ink. If it is a refilled one then don't worry, just ignore the message if it is printing well. This occurs because once the sensor inside the cartridge senses low ink it will show the message, even after refilling because resetting the sensor of refilled cartridges is a complicated process and the message will appear till you reset the ink level sensor inside the cartridge.

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