Lexmark is a popular printer brand and like every other printer, due to various underlying causes, the printer may incur some issues. Given below is a guide on how to fix the Lexmark printer not printing and what causes this issue.
Why is my Lexmark printer printing blank pages?
If you are facing the Lexmark printer keeps printing blank pages, there could be several reasons behind it. Some of the probable causes of this issue include:
- Empty toner cartridge
- The issue with Print settings
- Blank pages print option after every job
- Obsolete drivers
- Blocked cartridges, and a lot more.
No matter what is the cause of the issue, the solution for the same.
What to do if your Lexmark printer is printing blank pages?
The toner cartridge is low on ink
In a majority of cases, the reason for the issue is that the toner cartridge is low on ink. The message stating Toner cartridge is low is displayed. As a temporary fix, you can try redistributing the leftover toner in the cartridge.
Try replacing the cartridge
If the above Lexmark printer troubleshooting method doesn’t work, try replacing the cartridge with a new one.
- Turn off your printer.
- Replace the older cartridges with new ones.
- Ensure they are installed correctly and the cover is fastened.
- Once done, turn on the printers and try to print.
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Inspect the paper tray
Ensure you have an adequate amount of paper stacked in the tray. Make it a point to stack the sheets which match the printer specifications. Also, verify the paper are of high quality and are not stuck to each other.
Verify the printer blank page settings
At times, the setting to print pages if enabled can cause this issue. To ensure this is not the case, ensure in the printer console, this option is disabled.
If none of the suggestions above resolves the issue, or if you are seeking additional help with this issue, please contact Lexmark Technical Support.