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Printer not printing all colors

My lexmark x1195 all in one printer had the ink cartridge refilled and now it will only print in blue. Sometimes you get a bit of yellow or red but then goes to blue.

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  • lulusmum Nov 29, 2008

    I gave it a good clean out and have used it all day today so thats been great. i'll make sure they don't run dry again.

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You must buy a new cartridge, because refilledcartridges sometimes have problems like the one you report.

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