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INK CARTRAGE REPLCED NO COLOR

I REPLACED BOTH THE BLACK AND THE COLOR .THE LIGHT CAME BACK ON SAYING IT`S FULL BUT NO COLOR.FRANK

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First off did you purchase canon replacements, or third party brand replacement? How long have you owned the printer? Most likely you will need to try a different cartridge if that doesn't work have it serviced or replaced. also please take a moment to accept and rate my solution accordingly.
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Make sure you removed the tape from the new cartridges, reinsert them and try printing a test page.

is the printer complaining that its out of color?

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Please remove and clean contacts of cartridges and put them back in printer.

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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