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Epson is n't printing some of the colors

I had not used my 2200 for several years but then decided to try it. I put in all new ink. Unfortunately the nozzle check reveals no printing at all on the 3rd and 4th rectangle from the left. The 1st and 2nd and 5th through 7th are also fine. Repeated nozzle cleaning (10 times) has not fixed the problem. I also turned the printer off over night and tried again. Still the same problem. Is there a way to get at the heads physically? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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The only thing you might be able to do is to tag a rag, put some acetone or fingernail polish remover and then wipe the contacts where the print cartridges plug in. My guess is that you had ink dry up in those and the acetone should dissolve the dried ink. If this doesn't work, the printer is pretty much useless.

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