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In black print every other line is darker than each other

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I have Kodak 5500 all in one printer. For last 2 month it was printing nicely but all of a sudden when i print in black it prints 1 line in light black ink and the other one in darker ink, it goes on and on accordingly.
Can somebody tell how to fix it.

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Try cleaning the print heads by this method:
1 Press Menu
2 Press the down arrow until "Clean printhead" shows.
3 Press OK
4 Press OK

If this doesn't work, then insert a step after 3: press down once to select the "deep clean." If this doesn't fix it either then you will need to replace the print heads. This document from Kodak will describe how to do that under "Maintenance"

Posted on Jan 18, 2009

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