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Black ink not printing properly

The black ink section is not working correctly - only prints bits here and there. Have tried 3 different cartridges with the same result, so it is definitely not the cartridge itself. I have tried everything sensible like self clean processes from the software, shutting everything down etc.etc. Advice gratefully received

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  • dennismennis Nov 16, 2007

    Print is missing by approx50%

  • Anonymous Nov 18, 2007

    The color ink is working but the black ink wont print

  • sadiemol Jan 21, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem and the black cartridges are emptying very, very quickly.

    Sadiemol

  • Anonymous Aug 06, 2008

    when printing in black it doesn't come out properly. rather, there is like lines of no ink. I have done the relining of head, deep cleaning etc but nothing is working...

  • sorenhansen Sep 13, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem as described. No issues with color prints, but only gets 50% when printing black. However this is only when printing text - when printing images there are no problems

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2009

    how do you fix it

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    I have set up my Canon MP235 to my Apple Mac and down loaded everything and installed the ink etc but it will not print

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The print head may be defective.

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