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I keep getting the same message on my printer "the following printhead(s) has a problem: black/yellow (k/y)." I was on the phone with one of your techs in India and he could not help. He said he would have to do research and call me back Tuesday. I'm wondering if I need to replace the printhead.

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This probably could be defective Printhead ( black/yellow )

Follow the steps below and it should resolve the issue, if not, you need to replace the K/Y Printhead. You can purchase it from any nearest departmental store like bestbuy or costco or walmart etc or Call HP and order one.

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