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For a while the black ink wasn't printing and only the color... and because I was not able to print using black ink, I stopped using printer, and now color doesn't even work It just prints blank pages. What's the prob'

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  • amarie145 Apr 28, 2009

    I have a Canon MP390 that has suddenly decided to stop printing anything on paper. It goes through the motions, but nothing shows up on the paper! We've tried everything - blowing through the top, cleaning the print head, replacing cartridges, soaking in hot water, soaking in alcohol.....nothing has worked.
    Is there any hope, or should we just resign ourselves to having to buy a new printer?
    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you!

  • amarie145 Apr 28, 2009

    I have a Canon MP390 that has suddenly decided to stop printing anything on paper. It goes through the motions, but nothing shows up on the paper! It seems like we've tried everything - blowing through the top, cleaning the print head, replacing cartridges, soaking in hot water, soaking in alcohol.....nothing has worked.
    Is there any hope, or should we just resign ourselves to having to buy a new printer?
    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you!

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The print head is clogged. I had the same problem with only the black ink. I tried to soak it over night and let it sit on a paper towel soaked with windex. this didnt work so I figured it was time to replace the printer as the print head was probably just as expensive as to buy a new one. So with nothing to loose I got out my trusty can of WD40 removed the print head, removed the ink cartridges from the heads, sprayed the bottom and filled the top where the ink cartidge sits and within 15 minutes the WD40 began to flow on the paper towel. After a while I cleaned out the excess WD40 and replaced the cartridges and head to the printer and it worked perfectly. Good Luck. You have nothing to loose.

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