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Won't print but few lines til black fades out

Printed good then after I printed some photos, started to print just half with good ink quality then would fade out, and it is down to a few sentences and fades out to where you can't see the words faintly. I've clicked everything I knew to click still doesn't work, shows I have plenty of ink, no messages.

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It pretty much sounds to me like you have "outdated" or old cartridges. Are you using the photo setting to print photos? Before you purchase more expensive cartridges do a head cleaning! Good luck.

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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