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Black lines running through certain lines of printed documents

I have the MP390 and there are black line running horizontally through certain lines in the printed page, I did a deep clean of the ink head but it still remains.
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Hi, ok your ink well is clogged (the stuff the ink cartridges fit in) remove all the ink tanks, then remove the inkwell by pulling the lever to the right. In a dish pour some rubbing alcohol and tel the ink jets soak a bit. pour some alcohol over the nossles(where the ink sits to send the ink through) and let it soak a bit more. Use a straw and cover the jets then blow, this will force the bad ink out clear the jets. Blot it dry then replace. blot each inktank before replacing them to insure the ink is running out. A couple of deep ink cleanings and you will be set.

If this fails you may have to replace the ink well and the cartridges (order new ones from canon) But cleaning it should work, try at least 3 times before deciding to buy a new one.

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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