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Displays wrong cartridge when ink tanks are fine

Have tried cleaning and it works for a little while

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If the poblem is not with the ink tanks, then the print head may be defective. This happened to my MPF30 in 2004, so I replaced the print head, which holds the ink tanks. You may contact Canon at 1-800-385-2155 or at www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=SupportIndexAct

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