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Weak color (reds only)

Anything red or reddish does not print very well. I guess you'd say its not saturated. All other colors are just fine. The magenta cartridge is brand new, HP (not aftermarket). The old cartridge leaked alot of powder (toner) in the innards of the printer. We've cleaned up as much as we can. There appear to be two optical sensors that talk to the cartridge. I've cleaned them as well, but it's not an easy task.

We've run the calibration and cleaning routines several times. We recently replaced the fuser (a lot of fun!) but the printing problems have only shown up in the last few weeks.

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This sounds like one of your sensorr may have been corrupted by the toner spill and is not comunicating properly and might need cleaned sven more of replaced!

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Red colour requires magenta plus yellow.as u said magenta is brand new.may be the yellow is at its end so check out.this can be the problem.

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Sir,

Run the print head cleanings. Chances are that you haven't used the printer in a while and you have a clog. Also you need to clean your printer nozzles go to Start menu / Control Panel / Printers right click the printer and go to properties. It is in there somewhere usually under a maintenance tab but unfortunately all different printers have different software so you'll have to find the clean button yourself. (you may need to run through the clean a few times)

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Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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