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Posted · Brand new Ultimaker 3 won't print

So, I just unpacked my UM3 and loaded the filaments, they spit out fine during setup. However, first test print and the PLA (silver PLA included with the printer) won't come out at all, leaving only tiny trace amounts of residue on the printer bed.

What could I possibly be doing wrong, since all I did was unpack and follow instructions on how to load filaments?

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Posted · Brand new Ultimaker 3 won't print

Did you do the Z leveling? If the nozzle is just a tiny tiny bit too far from the glass then the filament will stick to the nozzle instead of the glass. If you *did* already do z leveling try pushing up on the glass during the first layer to see if that helps. If it helps then turn the 3 screws the same amount CCW to get the glass a little closer to the nozzle.

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