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Red ink not printing

Have replaced red ink, twice with no resulting print of this colour, the other colours have been replaced and print nicely, but run out of colour with test prints, I need help on using a cleaning fluid and the name of this. Is this all I need to do?

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Re: Red ink not printing

The channels for the ink to flow are really minute [small] if ink dries up in them it can take some time to soften it up before anything will flow. try deep cleaning the printhead.

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Hope this will give you hints. To pin point directly you need to replace printer head. But before replacing please consider suction cartridge caps or nozzle by cleaning and freeing clogged airways by dettaching manually. I understand that the long time being not used has caused the problem. However if you can still use black and other colors then used it than complicating downtime in repairing procedures. Yes, you are right no need to clean deeper more than three times it will consume inks half empty. Have a nice day.

Besr regards,
Rosener Guyano

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