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Printing Problem My Canon PIXMA iP4000 printer has recently begun printing as if the ink jets are plugged or as if it is almost out of ink. After multiple cleanings, it has gotten worse. I have plenty of black ink, although the color cartridges are almost empty. The printing is darker at the beginning, although still not clear, but then steadily deteriorates.

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I suggest you burn the worthless printer and never buy canon pruduct ever. It will save you the worries

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Re: Printing Problem

Cleaning cycles use ink. So it's no wonder it got worse, the ink level went down. Are you 100% sure that the black cart is full? they can give a wrong reading on occasion. what makes you think its full? Could be also that you need to replace the head- the part the cart fits into. generally they don't last more than 18 months.] Another possibility is that the black is indeed full, but dry. Put a wet sponge to the nozzle, see if it soaks up a decent amount of ink. Good luck

Posted on Jun 08, 2006

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