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How to refill the 662 HP and 662 XL tricolor ink cartridges

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As it is been said before in the post on how to refill the 662 HP and 662 XL black ink cartridge, these ink cartridges are new in the Latin American market, which will just as ink cartridges hp 122 leave much to talk about.

All because of these cartridges poor performances. Keep in mind that these cartridges are made so the refilling does not work, that is why it is advised to inject the ink as slowly as possible and in just the amount recommended in this post.

When new, these cartridges support about 2 ml of ink for each color, which is very little, and also they are rated for just about 100 pages, it is advised to apply at least 3 ml of ink to get a cartridge better performance. Surpassing the amount of 3 ml of ink can cause damages in the cartridge.

These cartridges are compatible with the   HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 2515, HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 3515 e-All-in-One Printers. Often these and some other HP cartridges are made in two versions, the normal version and the XL version. To the XL version supply 8 ml of ink and for each color of this type of cartridge supply 4 ml. See the following procedure.

Procedure to refill the 662 HP tricolor ink cartridge

Before starting refilling, it is always recommended to place the cartridges on a surface that is vulnerable to dirty or ink spilling. Also, it is recommended to clean the cartridge, if needed, to get a better quality when printing.
Perform the cleaning just in case the cartridges have been refilled several times. To know how to clean the HP cartridges or its heads, please visit our post on how to clean an ink cartridge.

Step No. 1
When refilling it is needed to have either pigment based of dye ink of each color, cyan, magenta and yellow. It is advised to use water based ink; to know what water based ink is, please visit our post on differences between dye and pigment based inks.

It is required to have preferably a 5ml syringe about most and napkins or a soft white fabric piece is needed to clean.

Step No. 2
Now proceed to release the top of the cartridge label indicating the color and number of cartridge. Sometimes it is seen that the cartridge label is left and just punched above it, it is not recommend to the durability of this cartridge and all other cartridges.

Step No. 3
Use 2 ml of ink when refilling a normal ink cartridge; but when refilling an XL version use 4 ml of ink. It is known that when a cartridge is refilled, it loses the efficiency it has when new, it is recommended to refill them with 2 ml of ink although it surpasses the amount from factory but leads to get an approximate number of printings near to the number of printings when new without causing damages to the cartridge.
fix to refill the ink cartidge 662 color
fix to refill the ink cartidge 662 color
Step No. 4
Apply this ink S-O-F-T-L-Y through the hole on the top, when talking about softly, it is talking about taking a 10 seconds break between each ml of ink injected. The syringe must be in the middle of the sponge felt inside the cartridge. See the image showing where the colors are localized.
Introduce the syringe with the color in the same sequence shown in the following image.
colors of the 662 tri color cartridge
colors of the 662 tri color cartridge
Step No. 5
Place the label of the cartridge as close as it was before taking it out. Remember to leave the four holes with access to the airflow needed to print.

Step No. 6
Shake the cartridge with its head upside down with the intention that the ink goes down the cartridge; do not touch the connectors of the cartridge, it is not recommended since it could damage the cartridge or provoke the printer no to recognize it.

Image 1: connectors of the cartridges Image 2: head of the cartridges
Image 1: connectors of the cartridges Image 2: head of the cartridges
Image 1: connectors of the cartridges Image 2: head of the cartridges
After finishing this process it is advised to do three (3) test printings. It is possible that the first printings are not perfect, however wait for a while and leave the cartridge inside the printer so it absorbs well all ink.

It is advised to visit this link to print a page to check that the cartridge is working well. There is the possibility of following the entire process as shown in this post and have not results. If so, leave a comment in this post and we will help you.

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