If still no change, try changing the cable.
Printing & Imaging
"shellmax" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> My Epson Printer won't print black text or graphics. Have changed the ink
> cartridge. The printer appears to be printing but the document is blank
> unless there is colour in the text or document.
> Have cleaned the heads and checked the test pattern. All colours come out
> strong except no black at all.
> Have gone through the troubleshooting programme through the epson software
> and this has failed to solve the problem.
> Printer only started not printing black when a new cartridge was inserted.
> I have again replaced this one in case it was faulty but to no avail.
> Any suggestions?