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Only pink colour printing (colour cartridge)

Not using colours for printing or copiing very frequently. Most of the time black. But now after a couple of months not using colour printing the printer only prints pink (and black). Please help

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I have personally encountered similar problem in my work. There is no problem with your printer, No need to go to your suppliers yet.

Sometimes when either of the inks overflow at the nuzzle, it gets absorbed to an extent into another ink compartment. So that colour affected now prints another colour; the colour that has crept into its compartment, Sometimes it is serious at other times is not. If not serious, usually, after a few solid colour prints the colour affected returns to normal.

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