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Hardly any print

Since I changed the black cartridge and messed about with print head alignment I can hardly get any print at all (although these could be coincidental to the print failure). The faintest lines of what seem to be random colours is all I can get - whatever I try to print. I've tried everything but now I've run out of ideas. Any suggestions?

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Check out my previous solutions on completing the under head cleaning routine. It's soemwhat safer than the syringe on the wick method and is not likely to break the piezo actuator on the head. Previous post: http://www.fixya.com/support/t137335-problem_print_outs_from_printer You can also look at this post about loss of ink as it is relevant to your model: http://www.fixya.com/support/t136779-cx6600_prints_blank_sheets Let us know how you get on

Posted on May 13, 2007

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Posted on May 13, 2007

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