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'Worrying' - re DCP115C red ink (genuine)printing then stopping later whilst nearly full

Is there not any way the system can be cleaned by temporatily inserting (say) an old cartridge containing metholated spirit or another ink-solvent? I don't like the idea of taking the unit to pieces with my limited knowledge.

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  • Worrying Nov 08, 2008

    I'll have to either take it to a repairer ($$$$$$$$$s) or toss it away and buy a new one. Takes the joy out of ink jet printing when units are not easily serviced by printer-owners. Thanks

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Http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/article_pages/inkjet_cleaning.html

Worth a try..

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No.it cannot be cleaned that way.

Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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